King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • 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

Praise of God.

1. The son of Cainan, of the line of Seth (Genesis 5:12-17); called Maleleel (Luke 3:37).

2. Nehemiah 11:4, a descendant of Perez.

Naves Topical Index

1. Called Maleleel, son of Cainan
Genesis 5:12-17; 1 Chronicles 1:2; Luke 3:37

2. A man of Judah
Nehemiah 11:4

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(praise of God).

  1. The fourth in descent from Adam, according to the Sethite genealogy, and son of Cainan. (Genesis 6:12,13,15-17; 1 Chronicles 1:2; Luke 3:37) Revised Version.
  2. A descendant of Perez or Pharez the son of Judah. (Nehemiah 11:4)