Meaning: a lute; lyre
This is the name of 2 biblical women.
Mahalath, daughter of Ishmael
This daughter of Ishmael (son of Abraham) became the 3rd wife of Esau (Genesis 28:9). So the husband and wife are first cousins. Her father is Esau’s uncle. Ishamel is the son of Abraham and Hagar. Esau is the son of Isaac, son of Abraham and Sarah.
Mahalath is also called Bashemath (Genesis 36:3).
Mahalath, daughter of Jerimoth