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barzillai


barzillai


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Barzillai 
  of  iron.  (1.)  A  Meholathite  the  father  of  Adriel  (2  Sam.  21:8). 
 
  (2.)  A  Gileadite  of  Rogelim  who  was  distinguished  for  his 
  loyalty  to  David.  He  liberally  provided  for  the  king's  followers 
  (2  Sam.  17:27).  David  on  his  death-bed,  remembering  his 
  kindness,  commended  Barzillai's  children  to  the  care  of  Solomon 
  (1  Kings  2:7). 
 
  (3.)  A  priest  who  married  a  daughter  of  the  preceding  (Ezra 
  2:61). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Barzillai,  son  of  contempt;  made  of  iron