Abihu

(redirected from Nadav and Avihu)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Abihu

(əbī`hyo͞o), in the Bible, son of Aaron, destroyed with his brother, Nadab, for offering "strange" fire.
References in periodicals archive ?
This challenge, however, implied a warning to them, inasmuch as bearing incense on own's own can be fatal, as the deaths of Nadav and Avihu had shown.
But Nadav and Avihu died before Adonai when they offered alien fire before Adonai in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no sons.
Even Aaron's sons Nadav and Avihu who had already been killed "when they offered alien fire before Adonai" are listed among Moses' and Aaron's descendants in Numbers 3:14, perhaps because they had followed their father into the priesthood, but not Moses' sons.