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Mahlites
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mahlite
Mahlite. Descendant of Mahli, Merari’s son from Levi’s tribe (Nm 3:33; 26:58).See Mahli #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mahlites
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
Mahlite
MAHLITE Descendant of Mahli, Merari’s son from Levi’s tribe (Nm 3:33; 26:58). See Mahli #1.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mahlites
MAHLITES [MAH lights] — a tribal family of Levites descended from Mahli, No. 1 (Num. 3:33; 26:58).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAHLITES
MAHLITES<ma’-lits> (מַחְלִי‎ [machli]): Descendants of Mahli, son of Merari (Nu 3:33; 26:58). These Mahlites appear to have followed the example of the daughters of Zelophehad, mutatis mutandis. (See MAHLAH; had the name become the description of a practice?) They married the daughters of their
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mahlites
MAHLITES (Măʹ līts) Descendants of Mahli. These Levites had charge of the set up and maintenance of the tabernacle (Num. 3:33–36; 26:58).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Mahlites
MAHLITES, mä′līts, (מַחְלִי‎, maḥlī): Descendants of Mahli, son of Merari (Nu 3:33; 26:58). These Mahlites appear to have followed the example of the daughters of Zelophehad, mutatis mutandis. (See Mahlah; had the name become the description of a practice?) They married the daughters of their uncle
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MAHLI
MAHLI mah´li [מַחְלִיmakhli]. 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