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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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
Laish—a 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