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   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).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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