1. Son of Malluch, a Levite descended from Merari (I Chron. vi. 44). 2. Father of Kish, a Levite, also of the family of Merari, but living in the time of Hezekiah (II Chron. xxix. 12). 3. One of the sons of Bene Elam who had "taken strange wives" (Ezra, x. 26; I Esd. ix. 27).