Mel'chi (Μελχί, for Hebrews מִלכַּי, my king), the name of two of Christ's maternal ancestors. SEE GENEALOGY OF JESUS CHRIST.
1. The son of Addi and father (maternal grandfather) of Neri or Neriah (Lu 3:28); probably identical with the MAASEIAH of 2Ch 34:8).
2. The son of Janna and father of Levi, fourth in ascent from the Virgin Mary (Lu 3:24). BC. much ante 22.