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(chihl' ih uhn) Personal name meaning, “sickly.” One of the two sons of Elimelech and Naomi (Ruth 1:2 ). With his parents, he emigrated to Moab, where he married a Moabite woman named Orpah. Afterwards, he died in Moab. See Ruth .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Chilion'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​c/chilion.html. 1991.