ma'-li (machli, "a sick or weak one"'):

(1) A son of Merari (Exodus 6:19, the King James Version Mahali; Numbers 3:20), grandson of Levi and founder of the Levitical family of MAHLITES (which see).

(2) A son of Mushi, Mahli's brother, bears the same name (1 Chronicles 6:47; 23:23; 24:30). Compare Ezra 8:18 and 1 Esdras 8:47.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MAHLI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.