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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mahlites mäʹlīts [Heb. maḥlî—‘weak ones’ (?); Gk. Mooli]. A Levitical family; descendants of Mahli (1) the son of Merari (Nu. 3:33; 26:58). They appear to have followed the example of the daughters of Zelophehad (see Mahlah 1): because Eleazar had no sons, his daughters married the sons of his brother
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MAHLI mah´li [מַחְלִי makhli]. The name of two different Levites. 1. Mahli and his brother MUSHI were sons of Merari (Exod 6:19; Num 3:20), grandsons of Levi, and heads of the two divisions of Merarites (Num 3:33). Ezra 8:18 refers to Mahli as the son of Levi, but it is not uncommon for an informal list