deliverance from the Lord, one of the spies representing the tribe of Benjamin ( Numbers 13:9 ).
(whom Jehovah delivers ), the Benjamite spy, son of Raphu. ( Numbers 13:9 ) (B.C.1490.)
pal'-ti (palTi, "Yah delivers"):
(1) One of the "searchers" of Canaan sent by Moses (Numbers 13:9), representing Benjamin in the expedition (13:9).
(2) The man to whom Saul gave Michal, David's wife, after the estrangement (1 Samuel 25:44). He is "the captain of the people" of 2 Esdras 5:16 ("Phaltiel," margin "Psaltiel"). In 2 Samuel 3:15, he is named "Phaltiel" (the King James Version), "Paltiel" (the Revised Version), and is there mentioned in connection with David's recovery of Michal.
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