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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Barzillai

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Barzil'la-i. (iron, that is, strong).

1. A wealthy Gileadite, who showed hospitality to David, when he fled from Absalom. 2 Samuel 17:27. (B.C. 1023). He declined the king's offer of ending his days at court. 2 Samuel 19:32-39.

2. A Meholathite, whose son, Adriel, married Michal, Saul's daughter. 2 Samuel 21:8. (B.C. before 1062).

3. Son-in-law to Barzillai, the Gileadite. Ezra 2:61; Nehemiah 7:63-64. (B.C. before 536).

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Barzillai'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/b/barzillai.html. 1901.

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