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Brother of Amasai, descendant of Kohath the son of Levi (1 Chr 6:25). Possibly the same as Mahath in 1 Chr 6:35.
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AHIMOTH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂môt (אֲחִימֹות)]. The son of El-kanah, brother of Amasai, and father of another Elkanah, all Levites descended from Kohath (1 Chr 6:10—Eng 6:25). In a subsequent genealogy, this line of descent differs by naming Mahath as the son of Amasai and father of Elkanah (1 Chr 6:20–21
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