Household of Ahitub
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahitub, Father of Ahimelech
Ahitub, Father of Ahimelech (אֲחִיטוּב‎, achituv). The father of the priest Ahimelech, who aided David and was subsequently killed by Saul (1 Sam 22:9, 11–12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahitub (Person)
AHITUB (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂ṭûb (אֲחִיטוּב‎)]. 1. A Levitical priest, the father of Ahijah and Ahimelech, and grandfather of Abiathar (1 Sam 14:3; 22:9, 11–12, 20). Ahijah was priest to Saul in Shiloh (1 Sam 14:3) and served the same king at Gibeah in his warfare with the Philistines (1 Sam 14:18–19,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahitub (father of Ahimelech)
1. The brother of Ichabod and son of Phinehas the son of Eli (1 S. 14:3; 22:9, 11f, 20). According to 1 Ch. 24 he and his line were descended from Aaron through Ithamar. See Ahijah 3.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahitub (uh-hi´tuhb).1 A son of Phinehas (and grandson of Eli) who was the father of Ahijah (1 Sam. 14:3) and Ahimelech (22:9, 11–12, 20).2 The son of Amariah who was either the father of Zadok (2 Sam. 8:17; 1 Chron. 6:8, 12, 52–53; 18:16; Ezra 7:2) or the grandfather of Zadok (1 Chron. 9:11; Neh. 11:11).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahitub (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂ṭûḇ; Gk. Achitōb)1. One of the two sons of Phinehas and grandson of Eli; the father of Ahijah (1 Sam. 14:3) and Ahimelech (22:9).2. The son of Amariah and father of Zadok the priest (2 Sam. 8:17; 1 Chr. 6:7–8 [MT 5:33–34]; cf. 1 Esdr. 8:2; 2 Esdr. 1:1); grandfather of Zadok (1
Catholic Bible Dictionary
AHITUB The father of Ahimelech (1 Sam 22:9) and Ahijah (1 Sam 14:3). Ahitub was the brother of Ichabod and the grandson of Eli the priest.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Ahimelech [Uh-him-eh-lak](Hebrew origin: My brother is king)(1 Samuel 21:1). 11th century b.c. Ahimelech—called Ahiah in another verse(1 Samuel 14:3)—son of Ahitub, a descendant of Eli, the priest in Shiloh, was the High Priest in charge of the Ark of the Covenant, during the days of King Saul.David
Ahitub [Uh-hi-tub](Hebrew origin: My brother is good)(1 Samuel 14:3). 11th century b.c. Ahitub was the son of Phinehas and the brother of Ichabod. His father, Phinehas, was killed in a battle with the Philistines. His grandfather, Eli, the priest in Shiloh, who was ninety years old, fell from his seat,
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
A-hiʹtub [my brother is goodness], the name of two priests.1. The son of Phinehas and grandson of Eli the high priest (1 Sam. 14:3). His father Phinehas being slain when the ark of God was taken by the Philistines, he may have succeeded Eli in his office, but this fact is not mentioned.2. The father
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Ahitub [uh--tub] (אחיטוב, “The Brother [God] Is Good”) (1) the father of Ahimelech (1) (1 Sam. 22:9) (2) the father (1 Chron. 6:12) or grandfather (1 Chron. 9:11) of Zadok (4) (3) an ancestor of Judith (Jth. 8:1)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AHITUB uh-hi´tob [אֲחִיטוּבʾakhituv; Ἀχιτώβ Achitōb]. “My (divine) brother is good.” 1. Father of AHIJAH in 1 Sam 14:3, but father of AHIMELECH and grandfather of ABIATHAR in 1 Sam 22:9–22.2. Father of Zadok and grandfather of AHIMAAZ (2 Sam 8:17; 1 Chr 6:8–9, 52–53; 18:16).3. Father (1 Chr 6:12;
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