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Malchijah (musician)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Malchijah the Musician
Malchijah the Musician (מַלְכִּיָּה‎, malkiyyah). A musician who performed in the procession that was part of the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem, which were rebuilt following the Babylonian exile (Neh 12:42).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Malchijah (Person)
MALCHIJAH (PERSON) [Heb malkı̂yāhû (מַלְכִּיָּהוּ‎), malkı̂yâ (מַלְכִּיָּה)]. Var. MALCHIAH; MELCHIAS. Name of 13 persons in Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha.1. A Gershonite Levite. According to the genealogy of 1 Chronicles 6, Malchijah is an ancestor of Asaph, the founder of a guild of temple musicians
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Malchijah
Malchijah. 1. Gershon’s descendant, appointed by David, along with the rest of his family, to serve as a temple musician (1 Chr 6:40, kjv Malchiah).2. Priest who served in the time of David (1 Chr 9:12). His descendants were among those who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:38; Neh 11:12,
Melchiah
Melchiah. kjv spelling of Malchiah, Pashhur’s father, in Jeremiah 21:1.See Malchiah #8.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Malchijah
Malchijah mal-kīʹje; MALCHIAH mal-kīʹe; MELCHIAS mel-kīʹes [Heb. malkîyâ, malkîyāhû (Jer. 38:6)—‘Yahweh is king’; Gk. Apoc. Melchias]; AV also MELCHIAH; NEB omits in Jer. 38:6.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Malchijah
MALCHIJAH*1. Gershon’s descendant, appointed by David, along with the rest of his family, to serve as a temple musician (1 Chr 6:40, kjv “Malchiah”).2. Priest who served in the time of David (1 Chr 9:12).His descendants were among those who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Neh 11:12).3. Priest
Melchiah
MELCHIAH* kjv spelling of Malchiah, Pashhur’s father, in Jeremiah 21:1. See Malchiah #8.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Malchiah
Malchiah (mal-ki´uh; Heb., “my king is the Lord”; also Malchijah).1 A descendant of Gershom who served in the temple (1 Chron. 6:40).2 A descendant of Aaron and head of the fifth priestly division (1 Chron. 9:12); he was the ancestor of Adaiah, who settled in Jerusalem after the exile (24:9).3 A descendant
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Melchiah
MELCHIAH. The name appears only once in the KJV in this form (Jer 21:1). Here it is the name of the father of Pashur, who along with Zephaniah the priest was sent by King Zedekiah to the prophet Jeremiah to inquire of the Lord regarding the siege of Jerusalem. The same person appears in Jer 38:1, but
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Malchijah
MALCHIJAH (‘Yah is King’). This is a common OT name, sometimes translated as Malchiah. It was the name of the following: 1. A descendant of Gershom and ancestor of Asaph (1 Ch. 6:40); 2. a priest, the father of Pashhur (1 Ch. 9:12; Je. 21:1); 3. the head of a priestly course (1 Ch. 24:9), perhaps the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Malchijah
Malchijah (Heb. malkɩ̂yâ, malkɩ̂yāhû)1. A Gershonite Levite, one of the temple musicians. He was an ancestor of Asaph, the father of Baaseiah, and the son of Ethni (1 Chr. 6:40 [MT 25]).2. A descendant of Aaron, head of a priestly family, and leader of the fifth priestly division (1 Chr. 24:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Malchijah
Malchijah [măl kīˊjə] (Heb. malkîyâ, malkîyāhû “Yahweh is king”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Malchijah
MALCHI´JAH (mal-kīʹja; “Jehovah is King”; sometimes ìMalchiʹah,” KJV), Malkijah (NIV).1. A Gershonite Levite in the ancestry of Asaph (1 Chron. 6:40).2. A priest, the father of Pashhur, which latter King Zedekiah sent to Jeremiah to inquire of the Lord when Nebuchadnezzar made war against him (1
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Malchijah
MALCHIJAH [mal KIE jah] (the Lord is my king) — the name of nine men in the Old Testament:1. A Gershonite Levite and descendant of Asaph (1 Chr. 6:40).2. A Levite descended from Aaron. Malchijah’s descendants formed the fifth division of priests during David’s time (1 Chr. 24:9).3. A son of Parosh
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