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.