Barzillai

Barzillai

(bärzĭl`āī), in the Bible. 1 Chief in Gilead who was friendly to David. 2 The father-in-law of Saul's daughter MerabMerab
, in the Bible, daughter of Saul and husband of Adriel. In Second Samuel, the sons of Adriel are, depending on the translation, either born to or brought up by Michal, Saul's younger daughter; the Hebrew word is most commonly translated as bear or beget.
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Titus Dates; Bathsheba, 710, the Duchess of Portsmouth; Barzillai, 817, the Duke of Ormond; Zadoc, 864, Archbishop Bancroft.
The first explicit references to yiches in Hebrew (from the root yud-hey-sin, meaning "relation to" or "related to") appear in the Book of Ezra, which discusses the unsuccessful search by the descendants of Barzillai for their genealogical record to prove they were members of the priestly tribe, and in the Book of Nehemiah, in which the author states, "I found the Book of Lineage (sefer ba-yachus) of those who had ascended first to Jerusalem (from Babylon).
The government prosecuted Barzillai Hudson and George Goodwin, publishers of the Connecticut Courant, a Hartford newspaper, for seditious libel for reprinting an article from The Utica Patriot accusing Congress, acting at the behest of President Jefferson, of secretly appropriating two million dollars to give to Napoleon as a bribe.
2006; Holmes, Gathercole, & Dunning, 2009; Klingberg, 2010; Meltzer, Pollica, & Barzillai, 2007) that these working memory executive processes can be improved and trained in an explicit way in educational settings.
Wolf M, Barzillai M, Gottwald S, Miller L, Spencer K, Norton E et al.
Jewish life in 18th Century London is the subject of The King of the Schnorrers (1894) which is a rollicking and really funny story of Manasseh Buena Barzillai Azevedo da Costa, a Portguese beggar who pits his wits against a philanthropist, another schnorrer, and the elders (the Mahamad) of the Bevis Marks Sephardi synagogue in London.
19) Barzillai Lew of the Twenty-Seventh Massachusetts regiment and Lamuel Haynes of a Connecticut unit both saw duty at Fort Ticonderoga.
When my study of the "normative basis" of Absalom and Achitophel first appeared, it challenged the prevailing interpretation of the poem by arguing that Aristotelian hylomorphism provides a basis for structuring references to the begetting of sons, that the contrasting father-son pairs were crucial to understanding the norms of the satire, that Dryden implies muted criticism of the king's morals while wholeheartedly supporting his politics in the Exclusion Crisis, and that the ethical norm of the poem is contained in the relationship between the figures of Barzillai and his son.
Deal loyally, on the other hand, with the children of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table; for they greeted me with similar loyalty when I fled from Absalom your brother.
After hearing Barzillai Frost, the junior associate of Ezra Ripley at the First Church at Concord, preach an interminable, abstract sermon during a snowstorm in March 1838, Emerson wrote in his journal: "He had no one word intimating that ever he had laughed or wept, was married or enamoured, had been cheated, or voted for, or chagrined.
Nevertheless, the difference between the legitimate Ossory and the illegitimate Absalom, and thus between the virtuous Barzillai and the promiscuous David, remains.