MEHOLATHITE mĭ hō’ lə thīt (מְּחֹלָתִ֖י). A descriptive adjective given to Adriel, the son of Barzillai, who married Saul’s daughter, Merab (1 Sam 18:19; 2 Sam 21:8). He was prob. an inhabitant of Abel-meholah. The name Michal in 2 Samuel 21:8 (KJV, ASV) is undoubtedly a scribal error.
The Gentiledesignation of Adriel, the son of Barzillai, who married Merab, the daughter of King Saul (1Sa 18:19; 2Sa 21:8), the name Michal in 2Sa 21:8 being doubtless a copyist’s error.
a word occurring once only, (1 Samuel 18:19) It no doubt denotes that Adriel belonged to a place celled Meholah.