|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
ma'-lits (machli): Descendants of Mahli, son of Merari (Numbers 3:33; Numbers 26:58). These Mahlites appear to have followed the example of the daughters of Zelophehad, mutatis mutandis. (See MAHLAH; had the name become the description of a practice?) They married the daughters of their uncle Eleazar (1 Chronicles 23:21, 22).
Mahlites (2 Occurrences)
Numbers 3:33 Of Merari was the family of the Mahlites, and the family of the Mushites. These are the families of Merari. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 26:58 These are the families of Levi: the family of the Libnites, the family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the family of the Mushites, the family of the Korahites. Kohath became the father of Amram. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)