American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The eldest daughter of king Saul, was promised to David in marriage, in reward for his victory over Goliath; but was given to Adriel, son of Barzillai the Meholathite, 1 Samuel 14:49 18:17,19 . Merab had five sons by him, who were delivered to the Gibeonites, and hanged before the Lord, 2 Samuel 21:8,9 . The text intimates that the five men delivered to the Gibeonites were sons of Michal; but see ADRIEL .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Merab'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/m/merab.html. 1859.