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also known as: Maleleel, Mahalalel

Meaning: praise of God

This was the name of 2 biblical men.

  1. the son of Cainan, of the line of Seth (Genesis 5:12-17); called Maleleel in Luke 3:37—in the genealogy of Mary, the mother of Jesus

  2. Neh. 11:4, a descendant of Perez