increase, the eldest of Saul's two daughters (1 Sam. 14:49). She was betrothed to David after his victory over Goliath, but does not seem to have entered heartily into this arrangement (18:2, 17, 19). She was at length, however, married to Adriel of Abel-Meholah, a town in the Jordan valley, about 10 miles south of Bethshean, with whom the house of Saul maintained alliance. She had five sons, who were all put to death by the Gibeonites on the hill of Gibeah (2 Sam. 21:8).
The young owner of the merab insisted that all those who came from the raft should be his guests, at least for that night.
His elder daughter merab he married to Adriel the son of Barzillai.
They found not the places of rest in which were Ahura and merab her son.
But when the time came, for some reason that we do not know of merab was given to Adriel the Meholathite.
Naneferkaptah perceived that they found not the places of rest of Ahura and merab her son.