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Malluchi
The father of a house headed by Jonathan after exile.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Malluchi (Person)
MALLUCHI (PERSON) [Heb mallûkı̂ (מַלּוּכִי), Ketib; mĕlı̂kû (מְלִיכוּ), Qere]. Var. MALLUCH. A priestly family mentioned only in Neh 12:14 as one of some 20 such families serving in the days of Joiakim (vv 12–21). Previously in the same chapter (v 2), a certain Malluch (Heb mallûk) is listed as having
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
Malluchi
Malluchi. Father of a house headed by Jonathan during the days of the high priest Joiakim in the postexilic period (Neh 12:14, kjv Melicu).
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
Malluchi
Malluchi malʹoo-kī [Heb. mallûḵî; Gk. Malouch]; AV MELICU; NEB MALLUCH. The head of a family of priests in the time of Joiakim (Neh. 12:14); probably the same as Malluch 6.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Malluchi
MALLUCHI* Father of a house headed by Jonathan during the days of the high priest Joiakim in the postexilic period (Neh 12:14, nlt mg). Possibly the same person as Malluch #6.
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
Malluchi
Malluchi (Heb. mallûḵɩ̂ K)A priestly household headed by Jonathan at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:14). It is probably associated with Malluch 6.
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Malluchi
Malluchi [mălˊlŏo kī] (Heb. K malûḵî, Q malîḵû; LXX Gk. Malouch). A priestly household headed by Jonathan at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:14; KJV “Melicu”). It may be associated with Malluch 6 (cf. NIV).
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
Malluchi
MAL´LUCHI (malʹuk-i). A chief priest whose house was represented in the time of Joiakim by Jonathan (Neh. 12:14; “Melicu,” KJV; “Malluch,” NIV).
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
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Malluch
MalluchMalluch (malʹuhk). 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 who did the same (Ezra 10:32). 4 A signer of the postexilic covenant (Neh. 10:4). 5 A priestly signer of the postexilic covenant
See also
Relatives
Harim Father
Malchijah Brother
Benjamin Brother
Shemaiah Brother
Eliezer Brother
Simeon Brother
Isshiah Brother
Roles