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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Palti

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pal´tı̄ ( פּלטי , palṭı̄ , "Yah delivers"):

(1) One of the "searchers" of Canaan sent by Moses (Numbers 13:9 ), representing Benjamin in the expedition (Ezekiel 13:9 ).

(2) The man to whom Saul gave Michal, David's wife, after the estrangement (1 Samuel 25:44 ). He is "the captain of the people" of 2 Esdras 5:16 ("Phaltiel," margin "Psaltiel"). In 2 Samuel 3:15 , he is named "Phaltiel" (the King James Version), "Paltiel" (the Revised Version), and is there mentioned in connection with David's recovery of Michal.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Palti'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/p/palti.html. 1915.

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