Easton's Bible Dictionary
deliverance from the Lord, One of the spies representing
the tribe of Benjamin ( Numbers 13:9 ).
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah delivers) The Benjamite spy, son of Raphu.
( Numbers 13:9 ) (B.C.1490.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
pal'-ti (palTi, "Yah delivers"):
(1) One of the "searchers" of Canaan sent by Moses (Numbers 13:9), representing
Benjamin in the expedition (Numbers 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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