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chilion

chilion in the Bible

the pining one, the younger son of Elimelech and Naomi, and husband of Orpah, Ruth's sister (Ruth 1:2; 4:9).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • And Mahlon and chilion died both of them; and the woman was bereft of her two children and of her husband.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • His wife's name was Naomi, and his two sons were Mahlon and chilion.

    The Wonder Book of Bible Stories Compiled by Logan Marshall
  • After they had lived there about ten years, Mahlon and chilion both died, and Naomi was left without husband or children.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • And Mahlon and chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.

  • And Mahlon and chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.

    Heroes of Israel Theodore Gerald Soares
  • And Mahlon and chilion died also, both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.

  • Elimelech's wife was named Naomi, meaning "pleasant," and they had two sons whose names were Mahlon and chilion.

    A Farmer's Wife J. H. Willard

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