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Mushi
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mushi, Son of Merari
Mushi, Son of Merari (מוּשִׁי‎, mushiy). A descendant of Levi who belonged to the Merarite clan. He is listed in the genealogy of Moses (e.g., Exod 6:19; Num 3:20; 1 Chr 6:19; 23:21).
Mushites
Mushites (מוּשִׁי‎, mushiy). The Levites who were descendants of Mushi (Num 3:33; Num 26:58).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mushi (Person)
MUSHI (PERSON) [Heb mûšı̂ (מוּשִׁי)]. MUSHITES. Son of Merari, grandson of Levi (Exod 6:19; Num 3:20; 1 Chr 6:4—Eng 6:19; 6:32—Eng 6:47; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30); also a designation of a levitical family or clan descendant from him (Num 3:33; 26:58). There are discrepancies between the various levitical
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mushite
Mushi, Mushite. Son of Merari, the grandson of Levi, and Mahli’s brother (Ex 6:19; Nm 3:20; 1 Chr 6:19, 47). He was the father of Mahli, Eder, and Jeremoth (1 Chr 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30) and the founder of the family of Mushites (Nm 3:33; 26:58).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mushi
Mushi moòshī [Heb mûšî, mušî]; MUSHITES moòshīts [Heb hammûšî]; NEB also FAMILY OF MUSHI. The second son of Merari and the patronymic of one of the two families of Levites descended from Merari (Ex. 6:19; Nu. 3:20, 33; 26:58; 1 Ch. 6:19, 47 [MT 4, 32]; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mushi, Mushite
MUSHI, MUSHITE Son of Merari, the grandson of Levi, and Mahli’s brother (Ex 6:19; Nm 3:20; 1 Chr 6:19, 47). He was the father of Mahli, Eder, and Jeremoth (1 Chr 23:21–23; 24:26, 30) and the founder of the family of Mushites (Nm 3:33; 26:58).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mushi
Mushi (myoo´shi), the son of Merari and grandson of Levi. He was the ancestral head of a major subdivision of the Merarite group of Levites, the Mushites (Exod. 6:19; Num. 3:20; 26:58).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mushi
MUSHI, MUSHITES. A son of Merari, son of Levi (Ex 6:19; Num 3:20; et al.). His descendants were called Mushites (Num 3:33; etc.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mushi
Mushi (Heb. mûšɩ̂)A Levite, the second son of Merari (Exod. 6:19; Num. 3:20; 1 Chr. 6:19, 47 [MT 4, 32]; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30). He was the eponymous ancestor of a levitical family, the Mushites (Num. 3:33; 26:58).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Mushi
Mushi [mōōˊshī] (Heb. mûšî, mušî). A Levite, the second son of Merari (Exod. 6:19; Num. 3:20; 1 Chr. 6:19, 47 [MT 4, 32]; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30). He was the eponymous ancestor of a levitical family, the Mushites (Num. 3:33; 26:58).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mushi
Mu´shi (yielding), the son of Merari the son of Kohath. Ex. 6:19; Num. 3:20; 1 Chron. 6:19, 47; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mushi
MU´SHI (mūʹshi). A son of Merari, son of Kohath (Ex. 6:19; Num. 3:20; 1 Chron. 6:19, 47; 23:21, 23; 24:26, 30). His offspring were called Mushites (Num. 3:33; 26:58).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mushi
Mushireceding, the second of the two sons of Merari (Ex. 6:19; Num. 3:20). His sons were called Mushites (Num. 3:33; 26:58).
See also
Relatives
Merari Father
Kish Brother
Mahli Brother
Eder Son
Jerimoth Son
Mahli Son
Moses Cousin
Aaron Cousin
Levi Grandfather
Miriam Cousin
Jochebed Aunt
Kohath Uncle
Gershon Uncle
Amram Cousin
Uzziel Cousin
Izhar Cousin
Shimei Cousin
Libni Cousin
Hebron Cousin
Jerahmeel Nephew
Eleazar Nephew
Libni Nephew
Amminadab Cousin
Shemer Nephew
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