The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Laish, Father of Palti
Laish, Father of Palti (לַיִשׁ‎, layish). The father of Palti, who married King Saul’s daughter Michal.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Laish (Person)
LAISH (PERSON) [Heb layiš (לַיִשׁ)]. Father of Palti, the husband of Michal, the daughter of Saul (1 Sam 25:44, 2 Sam 3:15 [ketib lwš]). Michal had been previously married to David, but after he fell into disfavor with Saul, the Israelite king gave his daughter to the son of Laish. When David assumed
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Laish (Person)
Laish (Person). Father of Paltiel (Palti), to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, who was formerly David’s wife (1 Sm 25:44; 2 Sm 3:15, 16).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Laish lāʹish [Heb. layiš]. A Benjaminite, father of the Palti or Paltiel to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, who had been David’s wife (1 S. 25:44; 2 S. 3:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Laish (Person)
LAISH (Person) Father of Paltiel (Palti), to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, who was formerly David’s wife (1 Sm 25:44; 2 Sm 3:15–16).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Laish (Heb. layiš) (PERSON)The father of Palti (1 Sam. 25:44)/Paltiel (2 Sam. 3:15).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Laish (Person)
LAISH [lāˊĭsh] (Heb. layiš “lion”) (PERSON). The father of Palti (1 Sam. 25:44) or Paltiel (2 Sam. 3:15).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
LA´ISH (lāʹish; a “lion”).1. A native of Gallim, a Benjamite, to whose son, Palti, Saul gave David’s wife Michal (1 Sam. 25:44; 2 Sam. 3:15), about 1015 b.c.2. A place in the N of Palestine (Judg. 18:7, 14), about four miles from Paneas, at the head of the Jordan. It was taken by the restless Danites
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Laisha lion. (1.) A city of the Sidonians, in the extreme north of Palestine (Judg. 18:7, 14); called also Leshem (Josh. 19:47) and Dan (Judg. 18:7, 29; Jer. 8:16). It lay near the sources of the Jordan, about 4 miles from Paneas. The restless and warlike tribe of Dan (q.v.), looking out for larger
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
LaishLaish (layʹish; Heb., ‘lion’). 1 The father of Palti(el), to whom Saul gave his daughter (who was David’s wife) Michal (1 Sam. 25:44) and for whose return David bargained (2 Sam. 3:12–16). 2 A Canaanite city, modern Tell el-Qadi, which was subsequently occupied by Israelites and named Dan (Judg.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
LAISH [LAY ish] (lion) — the name of one man and two places in the Old Testament:1. A Canaanite city in northern Palestine conquered by the tribe of Dan. Its name was changed from Laish to Dan (Judg. 18:29). Dan was also called Leshem (Josh. 19:47).2. Father of Palti (1 Sam. 25:44), or Paltiel (2 Sam.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAISH<la’-ish> (לַיִשׁ‎ [layish]):1. A city in the upper Jordan valley, apparently colonized by the Sidonians, which was captured by the Danires and called DAN (which see) (Judges 18:7, etc.; Isaiah 10:30 the King James Version). In Joshua 19:47 the name appears as “Leshem.”2. A Benjamite,
See also
Palti Son
Michal Daughter-In-Law
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