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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Barzillai

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Of iron.
  • A Meholathite, the father of Adriel (2 Samuel 21:8 ).

  • A Gileadite of Rogelim who was distinguished for his loyalty to David. He liberally provided for the king's followers (2 Samuel 17:27 ). David on his death-bed, remembering his kindness, commended Barzillai's children to the care of Solomon (1 Kings 2:7 ).

  • A priest who married a daughter of the preceding (Ezra 2:61 ).

    Copyright Statement
    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Barzillai'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/barzillai.html. 1897.

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