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May´kihr; possibly Heb., “hireling” or “property [of God]”

1 The son of Ammiel from Lo-debar who harbored Mephibosheth, Saul’s grandson (2Sam 9:4-5), and was an ally of David (2Sam 17:27). 2 Either the oldest (Josh 17:1-2) or only (Num 26:29) son of Manasseh.

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.