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Palti (son of Laish)
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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).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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,
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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.)
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
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,”
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,”
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Palti—deliverance from the Lord, one of the spies representing the tribe of Benjamin (Num. 13:9).
Paltiel—deliverance of God, the prince of Issachar who assisted “to divide the land by inheritance” (Num. 34:26).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary