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Melech
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Melech, Son of Micah
Melech, Son of Micah (מֶלֶךְ‎, melekh). A descendant of Saul and the second of Micah’s four sons. The grandson of Mephibosheth (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Melech (Person)
MELECH (PERSON) [Heb melek (מֶלֶך)]. Great-great-grandson of King Saul according to the genealogy in 1 Chr 8:35 and 9:41. The name is unique in the Hebrew Bible and in the epigraphic corpus; this probably motivated various translators of the LXX to level the MT in line with more common names, such as
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Melech
Melech mel̀ək [Heb. meleḵ—‘king’]. Grandson of Meribaal the grandson of Saul, from the tribe of Benjamin (1 Ch. 8:35; 9:41).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Melech
MELECH. A son of Micah and great-grandson of Jonathan, the son of Saul (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Melech
Melech (Heb. meleḵ)One of the sons of Micah (3), grandson of Meribaal and great-grandson of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:41).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Melech
Melech [mĕˊlĕk] (Heb. meleḵ “king”). One of the sons of Micah (3) grandson of Meribaal and greatgrandson of Saul’s son Jonathan 2 (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:41).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Melech
Me´lech, the second son of Micah, the son of Merib-baal or Mephibosheth. 1 Chron. 8:35; 9:41.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Melech
ME´LECH (meʹlek; “king”). The second son of Micah, the son of Merib-baal, or Mephibosheth (1 Chron. 8:35; 9:41).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Melech
Melechking, the second of Micah’s four sons (1 Chr. 8:35), and thus grandson of Mephibosheth.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Melech
MELECH [MEE lek] (king) — a Benjamite, the son of Micah and a descendant of King Saul (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:41).
See also
Relatives
Micah Father
Tarea Brother
Ahaz Brother
Pithon Brother
Mephibosheth Grandfather
Jehoaddah Nephew