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Machirites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Machirites
Machirites (מָכִיר‎, makhir). The descendants of Machir, a clan of the tribe of Manasseh (Num 26:29).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Machirite
Machirite. Descendant of Machir, Joseph’s grandson from Manasseh’s tribe (Nm 26:29).See Machir # 1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Machirite
MACHIRITE* Descendant of Machir, Joseph’s grandson from Manasseh’s tribe (Nm 26:29). See Machir #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Machirites
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
Machirites the
Ma´chirites, The, the descendants of Machir the father of Gilead. Num. 26:29.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Machirites
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
MACHIR; MACHIRITE
MACHIR; MACHIRITE<ma’-kir> (מָכִר‎ [makhir]; [Macei˓r, Macheir]), <ma’-kir-it>:1. The eldest son of Manasseh (Gen 50:23). In Nu 26:29 it is recorded that Machir begat Gilead, but another narrative informs us that the children of Machir “went to Gilead, and took it, and dispossessed the Amorites
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Machir, Machirite
MACHIR, mā′kir (מָכִיר‎, mākhīr; Μαχείρ, Macheír), MACHIRITE, mā′kir-īt:(1) The eldest son of Manasseh (Gen 50:23). In Nu 26:29 it is recorded that Machir begat Gilead, but another narrative informs us that the children of Machir “went to Gilead, and took it, and dispossessed the Amorites that