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HEBREW: 1554 Mylg Galliym
NAVE: Gallim
EBD: Gallim
SMITH: GALLIM
ISBE: GALLIM
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Gallim

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Gallim: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a town of Benjamin whose exact location is unknown (ZD)

who heap up; who cover
Google Maps: Gallim (31° 49´, 35° 15´)

Hebrew

Strongs #01554: Mylg Galliym

Gallim = "springs"

1) a place north of Jerusalem, home town of the man to whom Michal,
Saul's daughter, David's wife, was given as wife by Saul even
though she was already married to David

1554 Galliym gal-leem'

plural of 1530; springs; Gallim, a place in
Palestine:-Gallim.
see HEBREW for 01530

Gallim [EBD]

heaps, (1 Sam. 25:44; Isa. 10:30). The native place of Phalti, to whom Michal was given by Saul. It was probably in Benjamin, to the north of Jerusalem.

Gallim [NAVE]

GALLIM, a town, probably in tribe of Benjamin, 1 Sam. 25:44; Isa. 10:30.

GALLIM [SMITH]

(fountains). This is given as the native place of the man to whom Michal, David?s wife, was given. (1 Samuel 25:44) There is no clue to the situation of the place. The name occurs again in the catalogue of places terrified at the approach of Sennacherib. (Isaiah 10:30)

GALLIM [ISBE]

GALLIM - gal'-im (gallim), "heaps"): Probably two distinct places:

(1) A town mentioned among the 11 additional cities of Judah which are in the Septuagint appended to Josh 15:59, and have altogether disappeared from the Hebrew text. It occurs between Karem (`Ain Kairem) and Baither (Bettir); it is probably the large and flourishing village of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem.

(2) Gallim is mentioned in Isa 10:30; not far from Laishah and Anathoth and certainly North of Jerusalem. It was the home of Palti the son of Laish (1 Sam 25:44), and it is by many authorities identified with the Gilgal on the North border of Judah (Josh 15:7), the Geliloth of the parallel passage (Josh 18:17), and the Beth-gilgal of Neh 12:29.

E. W. G. Masterman




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