Mahalalel (descendant of Seth)
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Also spelled Mahalaleel. A descendant of Seth (Gen 5:12–13). Listed in the genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:37).
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MAHALALEL (PERSON) [Heb mahălalʾēl (מַהֲלַלְאֵל)]. Var. MAHALALEEL. 1. Son of Kenan, born when Kenan was 70 years old (Gen 5:12–17; cf. Luke 3:37). At 65 years of age, Mahalalel sired Jared, and lived a total of 895 years. Comparisons with the genealogy of Cain in Genesis 4 have related this name with
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MAHA´LALEL (ma-haʹla-lel; “praise of God”).1. The son of the patriarch Kenan, the grandson of Seth. Born when his father was 70, he himself became the father of Jared at the age of 65 and died when he was 895 (Gen. 5:12–17; 1 Chron. 1:2; both Mahalaleel, KJV; Luke 3:37, Maleleel, KJV, Mahalaleel, NASB).