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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gallim (גַּלִים‎, galim). The place of origin of Palti, to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal (1 Sam 25:44). Also named in a prophetic woe oracle (Isa 10:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gallim (Place)
GALLIM (PLACE) [Heb gallı̂m (גַּלִּים‎)]. 1. A town mentioned as the place of origin of one Palti, the son of Laish, to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, previously married to David, after David fled from Saul (1 Sam 25:44). Nothing further is known of this site (see McCarter 1 Samuel AB, 400), unless
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gallim. Village near Gibeah of Saul and Anathoth in Benjamin, north of Jerusalem and close to Bahurim (1 Sm 25:44; Is 10:30); probably present-day Khirbet Kakul.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gallim galʹim [Heb gallîm—‘heaps’]. Two sites, one N and the other S of Jerusalem.
2. A town in Benjamin, mentioned along with Laishah and Anathoth (Isa. 10:30), on the route that the Assyrians would take in their advance to Jerusalem according to Isaiah’s prophecy (Isa. 10:24–34). It was the home of Palti the son of Laish, to whom Saul had given his daughter Michal, David’s wife (1
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GALLIM Village near Gibeah of Saul and Anathoth in Benjamin, north of Jerusalem and close to Bahurim (1 Sm 25:44; Is 10:30); probably present-day Khirbet Kakul.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GALLIM. A town in Benjamin apparently near Laish (“Laishah,” ASV, RSV) and Anathoth, and so N of Jerusalem (Isa 10:30). Perhaps it is Khirbet Ka>kuÆl, three-quarters of a mile W of Anathoth. It was the home of Phalti (“Palti,” ASV, RSV), the second husband of Michal (1 Sam 25:44).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gallim (Heb. gallɩ̂m)A settlement in Benjamin whose name means “heaps of stones” or “ruins.” After David had rejected Saul’s daughter Michal, she was given to Paltiel of Gallim as his wife (1 Sam. 25:44). With Saul’s capital at Bigeah, Gallim can be assumed to have been a nearby city and Paltiel the
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
GALLIM The birthplace of Phalti, son of Laish, the second husband of Michal, Saul’s daughter (1 Sam. 25:44; conquered by Sennacherib on his way to Jerusalem (Isa. 10:30). Eusebius (Onom. 72:7) wrote: “And some say that there is some village near Ekron, named Gallaia”. Tentatively identified with Jilya.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gal´lim (fountains). This is given as the native place of the man to whom Michal, David’s wife, was given. 1 Sam. 25:44. There is no clue to the situation of the place. The name occurs again in the catalogue of places terrified at the approach of Sennacherib. Isa. 10:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
GAL´LIM (galʹim; “heaps”). A city of Benjamin, N of Jerusalem. It was the native place of Palti, to whom David’s wife Michal had been given (1 Sam. 25:44; Isa. 10:30). Site uncertain.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gallimheaps, (1 Sam. 25:44; Isa. 10:30). The native place of Phalti, to whom Michal was given by Saul. It was probably in Benjamin, to the north of Jerusalem.
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