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Barzilla-i


Barzil’la-i (iron, i.e., strong).

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

2. A Meholathite, whose son Adriel married Michal, Saul’s daughter. 2 Sam. 21:8. (b.c. before 1062.)

3. Son-in-law to Barzillai the Gileadite. Ezra 2:61; Neh. 7:63, 64. (b.c. before 536.)