Ahijah


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Ahijah

(əhī`jə), common name in the Bible, occasionally spelled Ahiah. 1 Prophet from Shiloh. 2 Priest in the time of Saul, perhaps the same as AhimelechAhimelech
, in the Bible. 1 Priest at Nob, brother of, or perhaps the same as, Ahijah (2.) He befriended David, and Saul had him killed. In some passages his name is reversed with that of his son, Abiathar. 2 Hittite in David's camp.
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 (1.) 3 One of David's captains. 4 Scribe. 5 Father of King BaashaBaasha
, king of Israel (c.900–877 B.C.). He made himself king by the murder of King Nadab and the royal family. His reign as king of the schismatic northern kingdom is assessed negatively in 1 Kings and 2 Chronicles.
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. 6 Sealer of the covenant.
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The prophet Ahijah of Shiloh supports Jeroboam's secession from the Jerusalem monarchy.
And I will make your house like the House of Jeroboam son of Nebat and like the House of Baasha son of Ahijah, became of the provocation you have caused by leading Israel to sin.
also gives attention to Moses, Balaam, Samuel, Nathan, Ahijah, Elijah, and Elisha.
The prophet Ahijah the Shilonite says to Jeroboam that God has told him: "Here, I will tear the kingdom from Solomon and give it to the ten tribes.
The way that Benjamin's brothers tear their clothes foreshadows the way that Ahijah the Shilonite tears the garment that he Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, is wearing into twelve: "And Ahijah seized [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
Ahijah of Shiloh had informed Jeroboam of [Soloman's suspicion] and he [Ahijah] tore the new garment he [Jeroboam] wore, ripping it into twelve pieces giving him ten, saying: 'You will reign over this many [i.
73) The Sayyid is probably alluding to Solomon's prophetic powers for, after the prophet Ahijah announced to Jeroboam that he will wrest most of the kingdom from the heirs of Solomon (1 Kings 11:30ff.
There follows the story of the sick child, born to his Egyptian wife, Ano, who takes him to Ahijah, who predicts the death of the child.
At first glance, the figure of Ahijah seems to be an odd choice but it makes sense when considering that Holland was now largely Protestant.
Samuel in association with Saul and David, Ahijah with Jeroboam, and Elijah with Ahab) (pp.