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Malchijah (son of Harim)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also spelled Malkijah. A member of the family of Harim in the postexilic Jewish community. Malchijah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:31). Malchijah also assisted in repairing the wall of Jerusalem, including the Tower of the Ovens (Neh 3:11).
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Malchijah, Descendant of Harim
Malchijah, Descendant of Harim (מַלְכִּיָּה‎, malkiyyah). Also spelled Malkijah. A member of the family of Harim in the postexilic Jewish community. Malchijah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:31). Malchijah also assisted in repairing the wall of Jerusalem,
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Harim (Person)
HARIM (PERSON) [Heb ḥārim (חָרִם)], Var. ANNAN; REHUM. 1. Name of one of the 24 divisions of the priests in the time of David (1 Chr 24:8). Although the Chronicler attributes this division of the priests to David, most scholars regard the list as reflecting priestly organization from a later time,
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
Malchiah
Malchiah. 1. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Gershon’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 6:40.See Malchijah #1.2. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Parosh’s son, in Ezra 10:25.See Malchijah #4.3. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Harim’s son, in Ezra 10:31.See Malchijah #6.4. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Rechab’s son, in
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
Harim (priestly division)
3. In Neh. 3:11 is mentioned Malchijah, son of Harim, one of the wall-builders. Which family is here designated is uncertain.W. N. Stearns
Malchijah
4. Son of Harim; a layman who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr. 10:31; cf. 1 Esd. 9:32, where he is called a son of Annan); probably the same man who helped to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Neh. 3:11).
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
Malchiah
MALCHIAH*1. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Gershon’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 6:40. See Malchijah #1.2. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Parosh’s son, in Ezra 10:25. See Malchijah #4.3. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Harim’s son, in Ezra 10:31. See Malchijah #6.4. kjv spelling of Malchijah, Recab’s son, in
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)
Harim
Harim (hair´im; Heb., “consecrated” or “dedicated”).1 A priest, descendant of Aaron and head of a major line of priests (1 Chron. 24:8). Any of the following could belong to this line.2 The ancestor of a family group who returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:32); eight members
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
Malchiah
MALCHIAH, MALCHIJAH1. A Levite, descendant of Gershom, ancestor of the singer Asaph (1 Chr 6:40).2. A priest, father of Pashur who was prominent in the days of Jeremiah. His descendants returned to Jerusalem in the days of Nehemiah (Jer 21:1, KJV Melchiah (q.v.); 38:1; Neh 11:12; 1 Chr 9:12).3. A
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
Harim
Harim (Heb. ḥārim)1. The head of a priestly family in Israel, third among the 24 divisions of priests organized by David (1 Chr. 24:8). Descendants of this family were among the first returnees from Babylon (Ezra 2:39; Neh. 7:42), and five family members were among the priests who had married and
Malchiah
Malchiah (Heb. malkɩ̂yâ, malkɩ̂yāhû)1. The father of Pashur, a chief officer of the temple in the time of Jeremiah (Jer. 21:1; 38:1). He is generally distinguished from Malchijah 2.2. A member of Judah’s royal family and owner of the cistern into which Jeremiah was thrown (Jer. 38:6). Some scholars
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
Malchiah
Malchiah [măl kīˊə] (Heb. malkîyâ, malkîyāhû “Yahweh is king”).†
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
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