Ahimelech


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Ahimelech

(əhĭm`əlĕk), in the Bible. 1 Priest at Nob, brother of, or perhaps the same as, AhijahAhijah
, common name in the Bible, occasionally spelled Ahiah. 1 Prophet from Shiloh. 2 Priest in the time of Saul, perhaps the same as Ahimelech (1.) 3 One of David's captains. 4 Scribe. 5 Father of King Baasha. 6 Sealer of the covenant.
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 (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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Doeg reported that David, fleeing the wrath of King Saul, had stopped at Nob, the site of the Sanctuary, where Ahimelech the priest inquired of the Lord for him (I Sam.
What he really meant was that Ahimelech was the high priest.
Mark 2:26 states that King David ate the holy bread when Abiathar was high priest but the correct name for the high priest then was Ahimelech.
An integral part of the museum's display of masterpieces of the Bolognese-Roman school, it joins other baroque depictions of the story, notably Pietro Novelli's David with the Head of Goliath (1630s), Aert de Gelder's Ahimelech Giving the Sword of Goliath to David (c.
Doeg, who denounced David and Ahimelech before Saul, was a slanderer (1 Sam.