MAHLI (mah'lī, Heb. mahlî, sick)
Son of Merari, son of Levi, ancestor of the Mahlites (
MAHLI, MAHLITES mä’ lī, mä’ lītes (מַחְלִ֣י, LXX Μοολει, Μοολ(λ, G3274) ι, Μοολλει, meaning uncertain; perhaps has some relationship with the root which means grace or beauty). A masculine name in the tribe of Levi.
2. The son of Mushi, the grandson of Merari also bore the name Mahli (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
(machli, "a sick or weak one"’):
(1) A son of Merari (
(2) A son of Mushi, Mahli’s brother, bears the same name (