mal'-uk (mallukh, "counsellor"):

(1) A Levite of the sons of Merari, ancestor of Ethan the singer (1 Chronicles 6:44; compare 6:29).

(2) Son of Bani, among those who had foreign wives (Ezra 10:29). He is a descendant of Judah (1 Chronicles 9:4) and is the Mamuchus of 1 Esdras 9:30.

(3) A descendant of Harim, who married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:32).

(4) (5) Two who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:4,27).

(6) Possibly the same as (4). One of the priests who returned with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:2). Doubtless the Melicu of verse 14's margin.

Henry Wallace

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