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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) In Genesis 28:9 the name of a wife of Esau, daughter of Ishmael, and sister of Nebaioth, called in Genesis 36:3 ,
(2) One of the 18 wives of Rehoboam, a grand-daughter of David (2 Chronicles 11:18 ).
(3) The word is found in the titles of Psalm 53:1-6 (the Revised Version (British and American) "set to Mahalath") and Ps 88 (the Revised Version (British and American) "set to Mahalath Leannoth," margin "for singing"). Probably some song or tune is meant, though the word is taken by many to denote a musical instrument. Hengstenberg and others interpret it as indicating the subject of the Psalms. See
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Mahalath'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/m/mahalath.html. 1915.