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Ahijah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

  • H281 Used 20 times

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Ahijah

Brother (i.e., "friend") of Jehovah.

1. One of the sons of Bela (1 Chronicles 8:7, R.V.). In A.V. called "Ahiah."

2. One of the five sons of Jerahmeel, who was great-grandson of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:25).

3. Son of Ahitub (1 Samuel 14:3, 18), Ichabod's brother; the same probably as Ahimelech, who was high priest at Nob in the reign of Saul (1 Samuel 22:11). Some, however, suppose that Ahimelech was the brother of Ahijah, and that they both officiated as high priests, Ahijah at Gibeah or Kirjath-jearim, and Ahimelech at Nob.

4. A Pelonite, one of David's heroes (1 Chronicles 11:36); called also Eliam (2 Samuel 23:34).

5. A Levite having charge of the sacred treasury in the temple (1 Chronicles 26:20).

6. One of Solomon's secretaries (1 Kings 4:3).

7. A prophet of Shiloh (1 Kings 11:29; 14:2), called the "Shilonite," in the days of Rehoboam. We have on record two of his remarkable prophecies, 1 Kings 11:31-39, announcing the rending of the ten tribes from Solomon; and 1 Kings 14:6-16, delivered to Jeroboam's wife, foretelling the death of Abijah the king's son, the destruction of Jeroboam's house, and the captivity of Israel "beyond the river." Jeroboam bears testimony to the high esteem in which he was held as a prophet of God (1 Kings 14:2, 3).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Ahijah

same with Ahiah


Naves Topical Index
Ahijah

Called also Ahiah.

1. Son of Bela
1 Chronicles 8:7

2. Son of Jerahmeel
1 Chronicles 2:25

3. A priest in Shiloh

Probably identical with Ahimelech
1 Samuel 22:11

Was priest in Saul's reign
1 Samuel 14:3; 1 Samuel 14:18

Slain
1 Samuel 22:11-19

4. One of David's heroes, called Eliam
1 Chronicles 11:36; 2 Samuel 23:34

5. A Levite who was treasurer in the tabernacle
1 Chronicles 26:20

6. Son of Shisha
1 Kings 4:3

7. A prophet in Shiloh
1 Kings 11:31-39

8. Father of Baasha
1 Kings 15:27; 1 Kings 15:33; 2 Kings 9:9

9. An Israelite, who subscribed to the covenant of Nehemiah
Nehemiah 10:26


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Ahijah