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Lib’ni (white).

1. The eldest son of Gershon the son of Levi, Ex. 6:17; Num. 3:18; 1 Chron. 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 Chron. 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. 29 with 20, 42.