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Palti (son of Laish)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Paltiel, Son of Laish
Paltiel, Son of Laish (פַּלְטִיאֵל‎, palti'el). Also spelled Palti (פַּלְטִי‎, paltiy). Second husband of Michal, the daughter of Saul. Mentioned only twice in the Old Testament (1 Sam 25:44; 2 Sam 3:15–16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Palti (Person)
PALTI (PERSON) [Heb pālṭı̂ (פָּלְטִי)]. Var. PALTIEL. 1. Son of Raphu, and a Benjaminite (Num 13:9). Palti’s name appears sixth in a list of twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the land (Num 13:1–16). Each man represented a tribe, Palti representing the tribe of Benjamin.2. Second husband of Michal,
Paltiel (Person)
PALTIEL (PERSON) [Heb pāltı̂ʾēl (פָּלְתִּיאֵל‎)]. 1. Son of Azzan; an Issacharite (Num 34:26). Paltiel’s name appears eighth in a list of twelve tribal representatives designated by Moses to divide the land of Canaan (Num 34:19–29).2. Second husband of Michal; son of Laish (2 Sam 3:15). See PALTI.
Phaltiel (Person)
PHALTIEL (PERSON) [Lat Phalthihel]. A “chief of the people” who came to visit Ezra between Ezra’s first and second vision, according to 2 Esdr 5:16. Phaltiel comes to Ezra’s residence on the day after the first vision, and urges him to revive himself and lead the people. The Codex Complutensis renders
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Palti
Palti. 1. One of the 12 spies Moses sent to explore the land of Canaan before the Israelite conquest. Palti represented Benjamin’s tribe (Nm 13:9).2. Laish’s son, to whom King Saul gave Michal, his daughter and David’s wife, after the break between Saul and David (1 Sm 25:44, kjv Phalti). Michal was
Paltiel
Paltiel. 1. Son of Azzan and a leader of Issachar’s tribe (Nm 34:26). He was appointed by Eleazar and Joshua to assist in the distribution of the land west of the Jordan River among the 10 tribes to whom it was given.2. Alternate rendering of Palti, Laish’s son, in 2 Samuel 3:15.See Palti #2.
Phalti
Phalti. kjv spelling of Palti, Laish’s son, in 1 Samuel 25:44.See Palti #2.
Phaltiel
Phaltiel. kjv spelling of Paltiel, an alternate name for Palti, Laish’s son, in 2 Samuel 3:15.See Palti #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Palti
Palti palʹtī [Heb. palṭî—‘Yahweh delivers’ or ‘my deliverance’]; AV also PHALTI (1 S. 25:44).
Palti
2. Son of Laish, from Gallim in Benjamin; the man to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, David’s wife, when David was outlawed (1 S. 25:44). Later, however, through the intervention of Abner, Michal was taken from her grief-stricken husband (here called Paltiel) and restored to David (2 S. 3:15f.).
Paltiel
Paltiel palʹti-əl [Heb. palṭîʾēl—‘God delivers’ or ‘God is my deliverance’]; AV also PHALTIEL (2 S. 3:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Palti
PALTI1. One of the 12 spies Moses sent to explore the land of Canaan before the Israelite conquest. Palti represented Benjamin’s tribe (Nm 13:9).2. Laish’s son, to whom King Saul gave Michal, his daughter and David’s wife, after the break between Saul and David (1 Sm 25:44). Michal was recovered from
Paltiel
PALTIEL1. Son of Azzan and a leader of Issachar’s tribe (Nm 34:26). He was appointed by Eleazar and Joshua to assist in the distribution of the land west of the Jordan River among the ten tribes to whom it was given.2. Alternate rendering of Palti, Laish’s son, in 2 Samuel 3:15. See Palti #2.
Phalti
PHALTI* kjv spelling of Palti, Laish’s son, in 1 Samuel 25:44. See Palti #2.
Phaltiel
PHALTIEL* kjv spelling of Paltiel, an alternate name for Palti, Laish’s son, in 2 Samuel 3:15. See Palti #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Palti
PALTI. A Benjamite who was chosen to represent that tribe as one of the 12 spies sent to reconnoiter Canaan for Moses (Num 13:9). Other Heb. spellings are Phalti and Phaltiel (q.v.).
Paltiel
PALTIEL. A “prince” of Issachar chosen to represent that tribe in the division of Canaan (Num 34:26). Phaltiel is another spelling for this Heb. name in 2 Sam 3:15.
Phalti
PHALTI. Son of Laish to whom Saul gave his daughter Michal, David’s wife (1 Sam 25:44). The name is also spelled Phaltiel (2 Sam 3:15). Another Heb. spelling is Palti (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Palti
Palti (Heb. palṭɩ̂) (also PALTIEL)1. The son of Raphu of the tribe of Benjamin; one of the 12 Israelite spies sent into Canaan (Num. 13:9).2. A Benjaminite from Gallim, the son of Laish, to whom Saul punitively gave David’s wife Michal as his own wife (1 Sam. 25:44). According to 2 Sam. 2:15–16 (where
Paltiel
Paltiel (Heb. palṭɩ̂ʾēl)1. The son of Azzan; a leader of Issachar who assisted Moses in the division of Canaan (Num. 34:26).2. Alternate form of Palti 2.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Palti
Pal´ti (whom Jehovah delivers), the Benjamite spy, son of Raphu. Num. 13:9. (b.c. 1490.)
Palti-el
Pal´ti-el (whom God delivers), the son of Azzan and prince of the tribe of Issachar. Num. 34:26. He was one of the twelve appointed to divide the land of Canaan among the tribes west of Jordan. (b.c. 1450.)
Phalti
Phal´ti (my deliverance), the son of Laish of Gallim, to whom Saul gave Michal in marriage after his mad jealousy had driven David forth as an outlaw. 1 Sam. 25:44. In 2 Sam. 3:15 he is called Phaltiel. With the exception of this brief mention of his name, and the touching little episode in 2 Sam. 3:16,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Palti
PAL´TI (palʹti; “delivered”).1. The son of Raphu, of the tribe of Benjamin, and appointed to represent that tribe among the twelve spies (Num. 13:9), c. 1440 b.c.2. The son of Laish of Gallim, to whom Saul gave Michal in marriage after he had driven away David (1 Sam. 25:44; “Phalti,” KJV; “Paltiel,”
Paltiel
PAL´TIEL (palʹti-el; “God delivers”).1. The son of Azzan and leader of the tribe of Issachar (Num. 34:26). He was one of the twelve appointed to divide the land of Canaan among the tribes, c. 1440 b.c.2. The son-in-law of Saul (1 Sam. 25:44; 2 Sam. 3:15); elsewhere in the NASB he is called Palti (“Phalti,”
Phalti
PHAL´TI (1 Sam. 25:44), Phal´tiel (2 Sam. 3:15). Renderings in the KJV of the name Palti (which see, no. 2).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Palti
Paltideliverance from the Lord, one of the spies representing the tribe of Benjamin (Num. 13:9).
Paltiel
Paltieldeliverance of God, the prince of Issachar who assisted “to divide the land by inheritance” (Num. 34:26).
Phalti
Phaltideliverance of the Lord, the son of Laish of Gallim (1 Sam. 25:44)= Phaltiel (2 Sam. 3:15). Michal, David’s wife, was given to him.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Palti
PALTI [PAL tigh] (my deliverance) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. One of 12 men sent by Moses to spy out the land of Canaan (Num. 13:9).2. A son of Laish, of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Sam. 25:44; Phalti, KJV; Paltiel, NIV). Palti is the same person as Paltiel No. 2 (2 Sam. 3:15).
Paltiel
PALTIEL [PAL tih uhl] (God is my deliverance) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Azzan, of the tribe of Issachar (Num. 34:26). Paltiel helped Joshua divide the land west of the Jordan River.2. A son of Laish, of the tribe of Benjamin (2 Sam. 3:15; Phaltiel, KJV).
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Relatives
Laish Father
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