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Also spelled Malkijah. A priest and one of the leaders of the postexilic Jewish community who signed the written agreement to keep the law during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 10:3).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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. 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 (‘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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Malchijah [măl kīˊjə] (Heb. malkîyâ, malkîyāhû “Yahweh is king”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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