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MACHIRITES. The warlike descendants of Machir, the eldest son of Manasseh, Joseph’s son. These Machirites were powerful warriors who possessed qualities that helped them overrun neighboring tribes and rule peoples in wide areas. They formed the aggressive and leading clan in Joseph’s line. Since they
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
MA´CHIRITES (maʹkir-īts; “the Machirites,” only in Num. 26:29). Descendants of Machir, who was son of Manasseh by an Aramite concubine. His wife and children are named in 1 Chron. 7:16–17; but the statement in v. 17, “These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh,” with the declaration
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5