Barzillai

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Barzillai : of iron.

  1. A Meholathite, the father of Adriel (2 Samuel 21:8).
  2. A Gileadite of Rogelim who was distinguished for his loyalty to David. He liberally provided for the king's followers (2 Samuel 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).
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