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Mahalaleel

Hebrew: מַהֲלַלְאֵל —transliteration: Mahalalel ( the words mahalal and el )—meaning: praise of God

also known as: Mahalalel and Maleleel

This was the name of 2 biblical men.

  1. Mahalaleel (Mahalalel), the son of Cainan (Kenan)

    He is the great-grandson of Seth (Genesis 5:12-17).

    He is called Maleleel in Luke 3:37—in the genealogy of Mary, the mother of Jesus

    Mary ⮜ HeliMatthatLeviMelchiJannaJosephMattathiah (Mattathias)AmosNahum ⮜ Esli ⮜ Naggai ⮜ MaathMattathiah (Mattathias)SemeiJosephJudahJoannas (Joanna)RhesaZerubbabelShealtielNeriMelchiAddiCosamElmodamEr ⮜ Jose ⮜ Eliezer ⮜ Jorim ⮜ MatthatLeviSimeonJudahJoseph ⮜ Jonan ⮜ EliakimMelea ⮜ Menan (Menna) ⮜ Mattathah ⮜ NathanKING DAVIDJesseObedBoazSalmonNahshonAmminadabRamHezronPerezJudahJacobIsaacABRAHAMTerahNahorSerug ⮜ Reu ⮜ PelegEberShelahCainanArphaxadShemNOAHLamechMethuselahEnochJaredMahalalel (Mahalaleel, Maleleel)CainanEnosh (Enos)SethADAM (created by God).

  2. Mahalaleel (Mahalalel), a descendant of Perez

    And in Jerusalem lived certain of the sons of Judah and of the sons of Benjamin.

    Of the sons of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, son of Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalalel, of the sons of Perez… —Nehemiah 11:4 ESV

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Article Version: June 4, 2019