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mahlon in the Bible

sickly, the elder of Elimelech the Bethlehemite's two sons by Naomi. He married Ruth and died childless (Ruth 1:2, 5; 4:9, 10), in the land of Moab.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The property is now owned by the heirs of the late mahlon Myers.

    Legends of Loudoun Harrison Williams
  • "mahlon allers was the biggest skunk in the woods," remarked Hanson.

    Gabriel Tolliver Joel Chandler Harris
  • mahlon had a father, but he too had found a grave in that Moabitish land where they now sojourned.

    Gleanings by the Way John A. Clark
  • They were joined in wedded love, and her mahlon was all her own!

    Gleanings by the Way John A. Clark
  • Are you right certain an' shore that this man Hotchkiss is stayin' wi' mahlon Butts?

    Gabriel Tolliver Joel Chandler Harris
  • His wife's name was Naomi, and his two sons were mahlon and Chilion.

    The Wonder Book of Bible Stories Compiled by Logan Marshall
  • Two brothers, Abraham and mahlon, were hanged in Philadelphia.

    Stage-coach and Tavern Days Alice Morse Earle
  • But it was much too hard a matter to mahlon to get started talking for him to be easily silenced.

    Six Girls and Bob Marion Ames Taggart
  • It is in the mahlon Brown barn, and late advices indicate terrible progress.

    Homeburg Memories George Helgesen Fitch
  • "But mahlon always wants to set up and eat—thinks he's gittin' more," Rosie continued.

    Six Girls and the Tea Room Marion Ames Taggart

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