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Malluch (witness)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
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 10:27). He may be the same as the Malluch listed among the descendants of Harim found to have taken foreign wives (Ezra 10:32).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Malluch the Witness
Malluch the Witness (מַלּוּךְ‎, mallukh). 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 10:27). He may be the same as the Malluch listed among the descendants of Harim found to have taken foreign wives (Ezra
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Malluch (Person)
MALLUCH (PERSON) [Heb mallûk (מַלּוּך‎)]. 1. An ancestor of Ethan, who was a Levite and a singer in Solomon’s Temple (1 Chr 6:44). Appearing in a schematic list that has the three sons of Levi as its focus, Malluch is described as a member of the Merari line (Möhlenbrink 1934: 202–3; Myers Ezra-Nehemiah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Malluch
Malluch. 1. Merarite Levite and ancestor of Ethan the singer in Solomon’s temple (1 Chr 6:44).2. Bani’s son, whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezr 10:29).3. Harim’s son, whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezr 10:32).4. Priest who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant (Neh 10:4).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Malluch
5. A “chief of the people” who signed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:27 [MT 28]); possibly the same as 2 or 3 above.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Malluch
MALLUCH1. Merarite Levite and ancestor of Ethan the singer in Solomon’s temple (1 Chr 6:44).2. Bani’s son, whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezr 10:29).3. Harim’s son, whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezr 10:32).4. Priest who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant (Neh 10:4).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Malluch
Malluch (mal´uhk).1 An ancestor of the levitical temple musician Ethan (1 Chron. 6:44).2 The son of Bani who married a foreigner (Ezra 10:29).3 The son of Harim; he divorced his non-Israelite wife in compliance with Ezra’s postexilic proclamation (Ezra 10:32).4 A priest who signed Ezra’s postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Malluch
MALLUCH1. A Levite of the family of Merari, and an ancestor of Ethan, a musician in David’s day (1 Chr 6:44).2. One of the family of Bani who put away his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezr 10:29).3. One of the sons of Harim who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr 10:32).4. A priest who sealed
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Malluch
Malluch (Heb. mallûḵ)1. A Merarite Levite and ancestor of Ethan (1 Chr. 6:44 [MT 29]).2. One of the sons of Bani required to divorce their foreign wives (Ezra 10:29; 1 Esdr. 9:30).3. An Israelite among the sons of Harim who was compelled to “put away” his foreign wife (Ezra 10:32).4. A priest who
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Malluch
Mal´luch (counsellor).1. A Levite of the family of Merari, and ancestor of Ethan the singer. 1 Chron. 6:44.2. One of the sons of Bani. Ezra 10:29, and3. One of the descendants of Harim, Ezra 10:32, who had married foreign wives.4. A priest or family of priests. Neh. 10:4, and5. One of the heads
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Malluch
MAL´LUCH (malʹuk; “reigning” or “counselor”).1. A Levite of the family of Merari and an ancestor of Ethan the musician (1 Chron. 6:44).2. One of the descendants of Bani who divorced his Gentile wife after the return to Jerusalem (Ezra 10:29), 456 b.c.3. A Jew of the family of Harim who put away his
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Malluch
Malluchreigned over, or reigning. (1.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr. 6:44).(2.) A priest who returned from Babylon (Neh. 12:2).(3.) Ezra 10:29. (4.) Ezra 10:32
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