Libni (Lib´ni; Heb., “white”)

1 The son of Gershon (Gershom) and the grandson of Levi (Exod 6:17; 1Chr 6:20); he was the ancestral head of a major subdivision of the Gershonite clan of Levites, the Libnites (Num 3:21; Num 26:58). He is also called Ladan (1Chr 23:7-9). 2 A Levite, the son of Mahli and the grandson of Merari (1Chr 6:29).

Exod 6:17

17The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their families.

1Chr 6:20

20Of Gershom: Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,

Num 3:21

21To Gershon belonged the clan of the Libnites and the clan of the Shimeites; these were the clans of the Gershonites.

Num 26:58

58These are the clans of Levi: the clan of the Libnites, the clan of the Hebronites, the clan of the Mahlites, the clan of the Mushites, the clan of the Korahit ... View more

1Chr 23:7-9

7The sons of Gershon were Ladan and Shimei.8The sons of Ladan: Jehiel the chief, Zetham, and Joel, three.9The sons of Shimei: Shelomoth, Haziel, and Haran, thre ... View more

1Chr 6:29

29The sons of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,

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