(increase ), eldest daughter of King Saul. (1 Samuel 14:49) In accordance with the promise which he made before the engagement with Goliath, ch. (1 Samuel 17:25) Saul betrothed Merab to David. ch. (1 Samuel 18:17) Before the marriage Merab’s younger sister Michal had displayed her attachment for David, and Merab was then married to Adriel the Meholathite to whom she bore five sons. (2 Samuel 21:8)
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Me’rab'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T2932>. 1901.