Ahijah (son of Jerahmeel)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
AHIJAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾaḥı̂yâ (אַחִיָּה)]. Nine persons in the Hebrew Bible/OT bear this name.1. A priest, the son of Ahitub and great-grandson of Eli (1 Sam. 14:3). He was a priest in Shiloh and provided oracular guidance for Saul (1 Sam 14:18–19, 41–42). In 1 Sam 14:18, the MT indicates that Ahijah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahijah. 1. Ahitub’s son who served as priest at Shiloh and had charge of the ark of the covenant at Gibeah during Saul’s last campaign (1 Sm 14:3, 18, kjv Ahiah). This Ahijah was evidently either the same person as Ahimelech or closely associated with him (1 Sm 21:1–9; 22:9–20).2. One of King Solomon’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahijah ə-hīʹjə [Heb. ’aḥîyâ or ’aḥîyāhû—‘brother of Yahweh’ or ‘Yahweh is my brother’]; AV also AHIAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
AHIJAH1. Ahitub’s son who served as priest at Shiloh and had charge of the ark of the covenant at Gibeah during Saul’s last campaign (1 Sm 14:3, 18). This Ahijah was evidently either the same person as Ahimelech or closely associated with him (1 Sm 21:1–9; 22:9–20).2. One of King Solomon’s secretaries
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
AHIJAH. In KJV this name sometimes appears as Ahiah (q.v.).1. An Ephraimite from Shiloh, a prophet of God who meeting Jeroboam returning from exile in Egypt, tore his own new garment into twelve pieces and gave ten pieces to Jeroboam, indicating God’s intention to make him king over the ten tribes of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
AHIJAH, AHIAH. 1. A prophet from Shiloh who protested against the idolatry of Solomon. Ahijah symbolically divided his robe into 12 parts, 10 of which he gave to Jeroboam, a minor official in Solomon’s government (1 Ki. 11:28ff.). Ahijah stated that the kingdom of Solomon would be divided and that 10
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary