King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

White, one of the two sons of Gershon, the son of Levi (Exodus 6:17; Numbers 3:18, 21). (See LAADAN.)

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

same as Libnah

Naves Topical Index

1. Son of Gershon:

General references
Exodus 6:17; Numbers 3:18; 1 Chronicles 6:17; 1 Chronicles 6:20

Descendants called Libnites
Numbers 3:21; Numbers 26:58

2. Grandson of Merari
1 Chronicles 6:29

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. The eldest son of Gershon the son of Levi, (Exodus 6:17; Numbers 3:18; 1 Chronicles 6:17,20) and ancestor of the family of the Libnites. (B.C. after 1700.)
  2. The son of Mahli or Mahali, son of Merari, (1 Chronicles 6:29) as the text at present stands. It is probable, however, that he is the same with the preceding, and that something has been omitted. Comp. ver. (1 Chronicles 6:29) with 1 Chronicles 6:20,42