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Bible Names H-M: Mahath


Mahath in Easton's Bible Dictionary grasping. (1.) A Kohathite Levite, father of Elkanah (1 Chr. 6:35). (2.) Another Kohathite Levite, of the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:12).

Mahath in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. 1 Chronicles 6:35. 2. 2 Chronicles 31:13.

Mahath in Hitchcock's Bible Names same as Maath

Mahath in Naves Topical Bible -Name of two descendants of Kohath 1Ch 6:35; 2Ch 29:12; 31:13

Mahath in Smiths Bible Dictionary (grabbing). 1. A Zohathite of the house of Korah. 1Ch 6:35 2. Also a Kohathite, in the reign of Hezekiah. 2Ch 29:12; 31:13

Mahath in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ma'-hath (machath, "snatching"; Meth): (1) One of the Kohathites having charge of the "service of song" in David's time, son of Amasai (1 Ch 6:35). Possibly the same as Ahimoth (1 Ch 6:25). He seems also to be the same as the person named in 2 Ch 29:12 during Hezekiah's time, though it is probable there is some confusion in the narrative. He is there represented as taking part in the new covenant of Hezekiah and the cleansing of the Lord's house. (2) One of the overseers of the temple under Conaniah and Shimei (2 Ch 31:13); three passages of Scripture give the name, but it is difficult to individuate these because the genealogy identifies the two first named (1 Ch 6:35; 2 Ch 29:12), while the chronology seems to divide them--one in David's day, the other in Hezekiah's. It is not, however, impossible to identify the man of 2 Ch 29:12 with him of 2 Ch 31:13. Possibly the genealogy has been mistakenly repeated in 2 Ch 29:12. Henry Wallace

Mahath in Wikipedia Hebrew for "Grasping" A Kohathite Levite, father of Elkanah I Chronicles 6:35 Another Kohathite Levite, of the time of Hezekiah II Chronicles 29:12

Mahath Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:35 The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,

Mahath Scripture - 2 Chronicles 29:12 Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

Mahath Scripture - 2 Chronicles 31:13 And Jehiel, and Azaziah, and Nahath, and Asahel, and Jerimoth, and Jozabad, and Eliel, and Ismachiah, and Mahath, and Benaiah, [were] overseers under the hand of Cononiah and Shimei his brother, at the commandment of Hezekiah the king, and Azariah the ruler of the house of God.

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