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MALKI-SHUA (măl-kĭ-shū'a, Heb. malkîshûa‘, king of aid). Third son of King Saul (1Sam.14.49; 1Sam.31.2; 1Chr.8.33; 1Chr.9.39). He was killed by the Philistines (1Sam.31.2; 1Chr.10.2).

MALCHISHUA măl’ kə shōō’ ə (מַלְכִּי־שׁ֑וּעַ, my king, i.e., God saves). The third son of Saul (1 Sam 14:49; KJV MELCHI-SHUA). His mother was Ahinoam. The Philistines killed him at the battle of Gilboa (1 Sam 31:2 [KJV MELCHI-SHUA]; 1 Chron 10:2).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

One of the sons of Saul (1Sa 14:49; 31:2, the King James Version "Melchishua"; 1Ch 8:33; 9:39). He was slain by the Philistines with his brothers at the battle of Gilboa (1Ch 10:2; 1Sa 31:2).