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Barzilla-i

Barzilla-i [N] [E] [H]

(iron, i.e., strong ).

  1. A wealthy Gileadite who showed hospitality to David when he fled form Absalom. ( 2 Samuel 17:27 ) (B.C. 1023.) He declined the kings offer of ending his days at court. ( 2 Samuel 19:32-39 )
  2. A Meholathite, whose son Adriel married Michal, Sauls daughter. ( 2 Samuel 21:8 ) (B.C. before 1062.)
  3. Son-in-law to Barzillai the Gileadite. ( Ezra 2:61 ; Nehemiah 7:63 Nehemiah 7:64 ) (B.C. before 536.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Barzillai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.