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Ahi (descendant of Gad)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahi, Son of Abdiel
Ahi, Son of Abdiel (אֲחִי‎, achiy). A descendant of Gad and chief of his clan (1 Chr 5:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahi (Person)
AHI (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂ (אֲחִי)]. The son of Abdiel and chief of one of the Gadite clans in the “pasture lands of Sharon” during the overlapping reigns of Jotham of Judah and Jeroboam II of Israel (1 Chr 5:14–16). The name occurs in a textually corrupt genealogical list, and combined with the fact
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahi
Ahi. 1. Abdi-el’s son, a clan leader in Gad’s tribe (1 Chr 5:15).2. Shamer’s brother (kjv; rsv Shemer), and therefore a member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34). The word “Ahi” in this verse, however, is probably not a name and should be translated “brother,” as in most modern translations.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahi
Ahi āʹhī [Heb. aḥî—‘my brother,’ or perhaps a contraction from Ahijah].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahi
AHI1. Abdiel’s son, a clan leader in Gad’s tribe (1 Chr 5:15).2. Shemer’s brother and therefore a member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:34). The word “Ahi” in this verse, however, is probably not a name and should be translated “brother,” as in most modern translations.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahi
AHI1. Chief of the Gadites in Gilead in Bashan (1 Chr 5:15).2. A son of Shamer (1 Chr 7:34).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahi
Ahi (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂)The son of Abdiel of the tribe of Gad, who dwelt in Bashan (1 Chr. 5:15). The name may be a contraction of Ahijah. At 1 Chr. 7:34 the Hebrew word should probably be taken as an epithet (“my brother”; cf. RSV, NJB) rather than as a personal name.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahi
Ahi [āˊhī] (Heb. ˒aḥî “my brother”; possibly a contraction of Ahijah). The son of Abdiel of the tribe of Gad, who dwelt in Bashan (1 Chr. 5:15). At 7:34 the Hebrew word should probably be taken as an epithet (“my brother,” so RSV, JB) rather than as a personal name (KJV, NIV).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ahi
A´hi (a brother).1. A Gadite, chief of a family who lived in Gilead in Bashan, 1 Chron. 5:15, in the days of Jotham king of Judah. (b.c. 758.)2. A descendant of Shamer, of the tribe of Asher. 1 Chron. 7:34.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahi
A´HI (aʹhī; “brotherly”).1. A son of Abdiel, and head of the tribe of Gad, resident in Bashan (1 Chron. 5:15).2. The first named of the four sons of Shemer (Shomer, NIV), a leader of the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:34).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ahi
AHI [A high] (my brother) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Abdiel, of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr. 5:15).2. A son of Shemer, of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:34).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AHI
AHI<a’-hi> ( אֲחִי‎ [’achi], “my brother,” or perhaps a contraction from & AHIJAH, which see):1. A member of the tribe of Gad (1 Chronicles 5:15).2. A member of the tribe of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:34).
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Relatives
Abdiel Father
Guni Grandfather
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