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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Malchiah

1. 1 Chronicles 6:40.

2. Ezra 10:25.

3. Ezra 10:31.

4. Nehemiah 3:14.

5. Nehemiah 3:31.

6. Nehemiah 8:4.

7. Nehemiah 11:12; Jeremiah 38:1.

8. Son of Hammelech, or "of the king" into whose dungeon Jeremiah was cast (Jeremiah 38:6). Jerahmeel also is called "son of Hammeleeh" or "the king" (Jeremiah 36:26), and Joash (1 Kings 22:26), and Maaseiah (2 Chronicles 28:7). Therefore the title is official, one of the royal family, exercising some of the royal prerogative.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Malchiah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/m/malchiah.html. 1949.

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