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Ahilud
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
Ahilud (אֲחִילוּד‎, achilud). Father of Jehoshaphat and an official in Solomon’s court. Mentioned as “recorder” in both the earlier and later lists under David, as well as in the list under Solomon (2 Sam 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs 4:3; 1 Chr 18:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahilud (Person)
AHILUD (PERSON) [Heb ʾăhı̂lûd (אֲהִילוּד‎)]. 1. The father of Jehoshaphat, the “recorder” in the royal administrations of David and Solomon (2 Sam 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs 4:3; 1 Chr 18:15). In the parallel lists of officials (2 Sam 8:16–18 = 1 Chr 18:15–17), the Gk provides numerous variants of the name
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahilud
Ahilud. Father of the court historian Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat served under both David and Solomon (2 Sm 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs 4:3; 1 Chr 18:15). Probably Ahilud was also the father of Baana, one of Solomon’s tax officials (1 Kgs 4:12).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahilud
Ahilud ə-hīʹləd [Heb. aḥîlûḏ—‘child’s brother’ (?)]. The father of Jehoshaphat, who is mentioned as “recorder” in both the earlier and the later lists under David, and in the list under Solomon (2 S. 8:16 and 1 Ch. 18:15; 2 S. 20:24; 1 K. 4:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
AHILUD Father of the court historian Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat served under both David and Solomon (2 Sm 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs 4:3; 1 Chr 18:15). Probably Ahilud was also the father of Baana, one of Solomon’s tax officials (1 Kgs 4:12).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahilud
Ahilud (uh-hi´luhd), the father of two royal officials: Jehoshaphat, who served both David and Solomon as record keeper (1 Chron. 18:15; 1 Kings 4:3), and Baana, who was a district administrator charged with providing Solomon with provisions for one month of every year (1 Kings 4:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahilud
AHILUDFather of the recorder Jehoshaphat under rule of David (2 Sam 8:16; 1 Kgs 4:3; 1 Chr 18:15) and, probably, the father of Solomon’s district officer Baana (1 Kgs 4:12).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahilud
Ahilud (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂lûḏ)The father of Jehoshaphat, who was recorder during the reigns of David and Solomon (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs. 4:3). He may also have been the father of Baana, one of the 12 officers of Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
Ahilud [ə hīˊləd] (Heb. ˒aḥîlûḏ, possibly “son’s brother”). The father of Jehoshaphat, who was recorder during the reigns of David and Solomon (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kgs. 4:3). He may also have been the father of Baana, one of the twelve officers of Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:12).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
Ahi´lud (a brother of one born, i.e., before him).1. Father of Jehoshaphat, the recorder or chronicler of the kingdom in the reigns of David and Solomon. 2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Kings 4:3; 1 Chron. 18:15. (b.c. before 1015.)2. The father of Baana, one of Solomon’s twelve commissariat officers. 1 Kings
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
AHI´LUD (a-hīʹlud; “brother’s child”). The father of Jehoshaphat, recorder under David and Solomon (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 2 Kings 4:3), and also of Baana, one of Solomon’s deputies (1 Kings 4:12), 960 b.c.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Ahilud
AhiludAhilud (ah-hīʹluhd), the father of two royal officials: Jehoshaphat, who served both David and Solomon as record keeper (1 Chron. 18:15; 1 Kings 4:3), and Baana, who was a district administrator charged with provisioning Solomon for one month of the year (1 Kings 4:12).
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Baana Son