|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
ma'-ha-vit (machawim, "villagers"): The description given to Eliel, one of David's warrior guard (1 Chronicles 11:46), perhaps to distinguish him from the Eliel in the next verse. Massoretic Text is very obscure here.
Mahavite (1 Occurrence)
1 Chronicles 11:46 Eliel the Mahavite, and Jeribai, and Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE YLT NAS NIV)