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(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.
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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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What he really meant was that Ahimelech was the high priest.
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.