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Mahalalel (family of Perez)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mahalalel, Family of Perez
Mahalalel, Family of Perez (מַהֲלַלְאֵל‎, mahalal'el). A Judahite of the family of Perez whose descendants settled in Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 11:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mahalalel (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mahalalel, Mahalaleel
Mahalalel, Mahalaleel. 1. Kenan’s son and the father of Jared in Seth’s line (Gn 5:12–17; 1 Chr 1:2; kjv Mahalaleel), also mentioned in Luke’s genealogy (3:37; rsv Mahalaleel; kjv Maleleel).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.2. Perez’s son and a postexilic Judahite (Neh 11:4, kjv Mahalaleel).
Maleleel
Maleleel. kjv form of Mahalalel, an ancestor of Jesus, in Luke’s genealogy (3:37).See Mahalalel, Mahalaleel #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mahalaleel
Mahalaleel mə-halʹə-lēl [Gk. Maleleēl] (Lk. 3:37); AV MALELEEL; MAHALALELmə-halʹə-lel [Heb. mahalalʾēl—‘God flashes forth,’ ‘praise of God’; AV MAHALALEEL.1. Son of Kenan in the line of Seth; father of Jared; ancestor of Joseph the father (“as was supposed,” Lk. 3:23) of Jesus (Gen. 5:12f, 15–17;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mahalaleel, Mahalalel
MAHALALEEL*, MAHALALEL1. Kenan’s son and the father of Jared in Seth’s line (Gn 5:12–17; 1 Chr 1:2), also mentioned in Luke’s genealogy (Lk 3:37). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.2. Perez’s son and a postexilic Judahite (Neh 11:4).
Maleleel
MALELEEL* kjv form of Mahalaleel, an ancestor of Jesus, in Luke’s genealogy (Lk 3:37). See Mahalaleel, Mahalalel #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mahalalel
Mahalalel (muh-hal´uh-luhl; Heb., “praise of El [God]”).1 The son of Kenan and descendant of Seth (Gen. 5:12); the Greek form of the name is Mahalaleel (Luke 3:37).2 A descendant of Judah belonging to the Perez line (Neh. 11:4).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mahalaleel
MAHALALEEL1. An early patriarch in the line of Seth, apparently the great-grandson of Seth (Gen 5:12–17; 1 Chr 1:2; Lk 3:37).2. Ancestor of Athaiah, one of the descendants of Judah who dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from Exile (Neh 11:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mahalalel, Mahalaleel
Mahalalel (Heb. mahălalʾēl), MAHALALEEL (Gk. Maleleḗl)1. A son of Kenan and the father of Jared in the lineage of Seth (Gen. 5:12–17). He is called Mahalaleel in Luke’s genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:37).2. A Judahite of the family of Perez (Neh. 11:4).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Mahalalel
MAHALALEL The son of Kenan, the father of Jared, and a patriarch who lived before the Flood. Mahalalel was born when Kenan was 70 years old (Gen 5:12), and he fathered Jared at the age of 65; he lived to the age of 895 (Gen 5:15–17). He is counted among the ancestors of Jesus (Luke 3:37).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mahalale-el
Mahal´ale-el (praise of God).1. The fourth in descent from Adam, according to the Sethite genealogy, and son of Cainan. Gen. 5:12, 13, 15–17; 1 Chron. 1:2; Luke 3:37, Revised Version.2. A descendant of Perez or Pharez the son of Judah. Neh. 11:4.
Ma-lele-el
Ma-le´le-el, or Mahal´ale-el, the son of Cainan. Gen. 5:12, marg.; Luke 3:37.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mahalalel
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).
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