1 Samuel 25:44
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New American Standard Bible
Now Saul had given Michal his daughter, David's wife, to Palti the son of Laish, who was from Gallim.

King James Bible
But Saul had given Michal his daughter, David's wife, to Phalti the son of Laish, which was of Gallim.

Darby Bible Translation
But Saul had given Michal his daughter, David's wife, to Phalti the son of Laish, who was of Gallim.

World English Bible
Now Saul had given Michal his daughter, David's wife, to Palti the son of Laish, who was of Gallim.

Young's Literal Translation
and Saul gave Michal his daughter, wife to David, to Phalti son of Laish, who is of Gallim.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Saul's giving Michal to Phalti was intended to mark the final rupture of his own relations with David (compare Judges 14:20; 2 Samuel 3:7; 2 Samuel 16:21). Phalti or Phaltiel Was compelled by Abner to restore Michal to David 2 Samuel 3:15.

Gallin - A city of Benjamin, and in the neighborhood of another town called Laish.

1 Samuel 25:44 Parallel Commentaries

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How the Meek and the Passionate are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 17.) Differently to be admonished are the meek and the passionate. For sometimes the meek, when they are in authority, suffer from the torpor of sloth, which is a kindred disposition, and as it were placed hard by. And for the most part from the laxity of too great gentleness they soften the force of strictness beyond need. But on the other hand the passionate, in that they are swept on into frenzy of mind by the impulse of anger, break up the calm of quietness, and so throw into
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

The Exile Continued.
"So David fled, and escaped and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done unto him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth" (1 Sam. xix. 18)--or, as the word probably means, in the collection of students' dwellings, inhabited by the sons of the prophets, where possibly there may have been some kind of right of sanctuary. Driven thence by Saul's following him, and having had one last sorrowful hour of Jonathan's companionship--the last but one on earth--he fled to Nob, whither
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
1 Samuel 18:27
David rose up and went, he and his men, and struck down two hundred men among the Philistines. Then David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full number to the king, that he might become the king's son-in-law. So Saul gave him Michal his daughter for a wife.

2 Samuel 3:14
So David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, saying, "Give me my wife Michal, to whom I was betrothed for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines."

Isaiah 10:30
Cry aloud with your voice, O daughter of Gallim! Pay attention, Laishah and wretched Anathoth!

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