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Holman Bible Dictionary
(pal' ti) Personal name meaning, “my deliverance.” 1. Benjamin's representative among the twelve spies sent to survey Canaan (Numbers 13:9
. Second husband of Michal, King Saul's daughter who had previously been given in marriage to David (1 Samuel 25:44
; KJV, Phalti). Michal was later returned to David in consequence of Abner's defection from Ishbosheth (2 Samuel 3:15-16
). The fuller form Paltiel
, meaning, “God delivers,” is used in 2Samuel (KJV, Phaltiel).
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Palti'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/p/palti.html. 1991.