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Mushi (son of Merari)
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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).
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).
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