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Who is Machir?
        MA'CHIR
        (sold). 1. The eldest son of Manasseh by an Aramite or Syrian concubine, 1 Chr 7:14; the father of Gilead, Num 26:29; Deut 27:1; Num 36:1; and a daughter, Abiah. 1 Chr 2:21, 1 Chr 2:24. At the time of the Conquest the family of Machir had become very large and powerful, and subdued the land to the east of the Jordan. Num 32:39; Deut 3:15. 2. The son of Ammiel, in whose house Mephibosheth was received and lived until David called him to Jerusalem. 2 Sam 9:4-5; 2 Sam 17:27.


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