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Mahalath (granddaughter of David)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mahalath, Daughter of Jerimoth
Mahalath, Daughter of Jerimoth (מָחֲלַת‎, machalath). David’s granddaughter through Jerimoth and wife to Rehoboam (2 Chr 11:18). Mahalath was the daughter of Abihail, daughter of Eliab, one of David’s brothers (2 Chr 11:19).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mahalath (Person)
MAHALATH (PERSON) [Heb māḥălat (מָחֲלַת‎)]. 1. Wife of Esau, daughter of Ishmael, sister of Nebaioth (Gen 28:9). Mahalath’s name occurs in the P narrative of Jacob’s departure (Gen 27:46–28:9). In response to Rebekah’s complaints about Esau’s Hittite wives (27:46), Isaac instructs Jacob to take a wife
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mahalath (Person)
Mahalath (Person). 1. Daughter of Ishmael, Nebaioth’s sister, Esau’s third wife, and Reuel’s mother (Gn 28:9); alternately called Basemath (kjv Bashemath) in Genesis 36:3–17.2. Jerimoth’s daughter and King Rehoboam’s first wife (2 Chr 11:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mahalath
2. One of the eighteen wives of Rehoboam and a granddaughter of David (2 Ch. 11:18).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mahalath (Person)
MAHALATH (Person)1. Daughter of Ishmael, Nebaioth’s sister, Esau’s third wife, and Reuel’s mother (Gn 28:9); alternately called Basemath (kjv “Bashemath”) in Genesis 36:3–17.2. Jerimoth’s daughter and King Rehoboam’s first wife (2 Chr 11:18).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mahalath
Mahalath (may´huh-lath; Heb., “mild”).1 The granddaughter of Abraham, the daughter of Ishmael, and one of the wives of Esau (Gen. 28:9).2 The wife of King Rehoboam of Judah (ca. 922–915 bce) and the granddaughter of David (2 Chron. 11:18).3 A term of unknown significance that occurs in the titles
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mahalath
MAHALATH. 1. One of the wives of Esau and daughter of Ishmael (Gen 28:9), called Basemath in Gen 36:3.2. One of the 18 wives of Rehoboam and granddaughter of David (2 Chr 11:18).3. A musical term found in the titles of Ps 53 and Ps 88, the meaning of which is uncertain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mahalath
Mahalath (Heb. maḥălaṯ) (also BASEMOTH)1. The daughter of Ishmael and one of Esau’s wives (Gen. 28:9). In Gen. 36:3 she is called Basemoth.2. The wife of King Rehoboam of Judah; daughter of David’s son Jerimoth and Abihail (2 Chr. 11:18)3. A cryptic term found in the superscriptions to Ps. 53,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mahalath
Ma´halath (stringed instrument), the daughter of Ishmael, and one of the wives of Esau. Gen. 28:9.
Mahalath
Ma´halath (stringed instrument), one of the eighteen wives of King Rehoboam, apparently his first. 2 Chron. 11:18 only. She was her husband’s cousin, being the daughter of King David’s son Jerimoth.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mahalath
MA´HALATH (maʹha-lath; “sickness”).1. The daughter of Ishmael and third wife of Esau (Gen. 28:9; 36:3; in the latter passage called Basemath).2. The granddaughter of David, daughter of Jerimoth, and wife of Rehoboam (2 Chron. 11:18), 926 b.c.3. Part of the title of Pss. 53 and 88. See Musical Terms.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mahalath
Mahalatha lute; lyre. (1.) The daughter of Ishmael, and third wife of Esau (Gen. 28:9); called also Bashemath (Gen. 36:3).(2.) The daughter of Jerimoth, who was one of David’s sons. She was one of Rehoboam’s wives (2 Chr. 11:18).
See also
Relatives
Jerimoth Father
Solomon Father-In-Law
Abihail Mother
Naamah Mother-In-Law
Rehoboam Husband
Shemariah Son
Zaham Son
David Grandfather
Solomon Uncle
Absalom Uncle
Rehoboam Cousin
Adonijah Uncle
Amnon Uncle
Tamar Aunt
Eliab Grandfather
Son of David Uncle
Nathan Uncle
Shammua Uncle
Chileab Uncle
Shobab Uncle
Eliphelet Uncle
Elishama Uncle
Japhia Uncle
Shephatiah Uncle
Ithream Uncle
Mattatha Cousin
Nepheg Uncle
Eliada Uncle
Tamar Cousin
Elishua Uncle
Ibhar Uncle
Basemath Cousin
Nogah Uncle
Elpelet Uncle
Taphath Cousin