The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mamuchus, Son of Binnui
Mamuchus, Son of Mani (מַלּוּךְ‎, mallukh; Μαμουχος, Mamouchos). A son of Mani commanded by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (1 Esdras 9:30).
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mamuchus mə-moo̅ʹkəs [Gk. Mamouchos] (RSV mg, AV, NEB, 1 Esd. 9:30). One who consented to divorce his foreign wife. The RSV renders Malluch (2) because of the parallel in Ezr. 10:29.
2. [Gk. Apoc. Mamouchos]; AV, NEB, MAMUCHUS. Son of Bani; a layman who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr. 10:29; 1 Esd. 9:30).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MAMUCHUS<ma-mu’-kus> ([Μάμουχος, Mamouchos]): One of those who put away their “strange wives” (1 Esdras 9:30); identical with “Malluch” in Ezr 10:29.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
MAMUCHUS, ma-mūʹkus (Μάμουχος, Mámouchos): One of those who put away their “strange wives” (1 Esd 9:30); identical with “Malluch” in Ezr 10:29.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Malluch [mal-uk] (1) ancestor of a Levitical singer under Solomon (1 Chron. 6:44) (2) a priest who returned with Zeubbabel from the Babylonian exile (Neh. 12:2) (3) a descendant of Bani (4) who was compelled to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:29) (4) a descendant of Harim (2) who was compelled
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MALLUCH mal´uhk [מַלּוּךְmallukh]. 1. Great-grandfather of Ethan, appointed by David to sing before the tabernacle and later in Solomon’s Temple (1 Chr 6:44 [Heb. 6:29]).2. Son of Bani; sent away his foreign wife at Ezra’s behest (Ezra 10:29).3. Son of Harim; sent away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:32).
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