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Malcam (descendant of Benjamin)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Malcam, Son of Shaharaim
Malcam, Son of Shaharaim (מַלְכָּם‎, malkam). A descendant of Benjamin through Shaharaim and Hodesh (1 Chr 8:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Malcam (Person)
MALCAM (PERSON) [Heb malkām (מַלְכָּם)]. One of the sons of Shaharaim, a Benjaminite, by his wife Hodesh, appearing in 1 Chr 8:9 in an extended Benjaminite genealogy. The name appears elsewhere in the MT as that of an idol (Zeph 1:5, Molech), but the word also appears as the noun plus pronominal suffix
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Malcham
Malcham. 1. kjv form of Malcam in 1 Chronicles 8:9.See Malcam.2. kjv form of Milcom, an Ammonite god, in Zephaniah 1:5.See Milcom.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Malcam
Malcam malʹkam [Heb. malkām].1. AV, NEB, MALCHAM. Head of a Benjaminite family; son of Shaharaim and Hodesh (1 Ch. 8:9).2. (RV Jer. 49:1, 3; Zeph. 1:5; cf. RSV, NEB, “Milcom”; AV “their king,” “Malcham”). The national deity of Ammon, usually called Molech or Milcom.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Malcham
MALCHAM*1. kjv form of Malcam in 1 Chronicles 8:9. See Malcam.2. kjv form of Milcom, an Ammonite god, in Zephaniah 1:5. See Milcom.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Malcham
MALCHAM1. A Benjamite, one of the sons of Shaharaim by his wife Hodesh (1 Chr 8:9).2. A Heb. form which may mean “their king” and is so translated in KJV of Amos 1:15; Jer 49:1, 3. In Jer 49:3 (NASB) it evidently refers to a false god, as it does in Zeph 1:5. Malcham was a god of the Moabites and Ammonites,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Malcam
MALCAM. 1. A Benjaminite, son of Shaharaim by Hodesh (1 Ch. 8:9).2. God of the Ammonites, possibly their chief deity (Am. 1:15, av, rsv ‘their king’), almost certainly to be identified with *Milcom (1 Ki. 11:5, 33; 2 Ki. 23:13), and *Molech or Moloch (Lv. 18:21; 1 Ki. 11:7; Je. 32:35, etc.). All these
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Malcam
Malcam (Heb. malkām)A Benjaminite, the son of Shaharaim and Hodesh (1 Chr. 8:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Malcam
Malcam [mălˊkăm] (Heb. malkām). A Benjaminite, the son of Shaharaim and Hodesh (1 Chr. 8:9; KJV “Malcham”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Malcam
MAL´CAM (malʹkām; “their king”). A Benjamite and fourth named of the seven sons of Shaharaim by his wife Hodesh (1 Chron. 8:9).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Malcam
Malcam(2 Sam. 12:30, Heb., R.V., “their king;” Jer. 49:1, 3, R.V.; Zeph. 1:5), the national idol of the Ammonites. When Rabbah was taken by David, the crown of this idol was among the spoils. The weight is said to have been “a talent of gold” (above 100 lbs.). The expression probably denotes its value
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Malcam
MALCAM [MAL kam] (their king) — a Benjamite, the fourth of the seven sons of Shaharaim by his wife Hodesh (1 Chr. 8:9; Malcham, KJV, REB).
Malcham
MALCHAM [MAL kam] — a form of Malcam. Also used (Zeph. 1:5, KJV) as a form of Milcom.
See also
Relatives
Shaharaim Father
Hodesh Mother
Elpaal Brother
Abitub Brother
Mesha Brother
Jobab Brother
Sachia Brother
Zibia Brother
Jeuz Brother
Mirmah Brother
Beriah Nephew
Eber Nephew
Jeroham Nephew
Shashak Nephew
Meshullam Nephew
Shemed Nephew
Misham Nephew
Heber Nephew
Zebadiah Nephew
Jobab Nephew
Ahio Nephew
Izliah Nephew
Hizki Nephew
Ishmerai Nephew