Moses Momoh (South-South), Wallijoh Ahijah
(North Central), Adam Modu (North East) and Nwafor Chukwudi (South East).
When the prophet Ahijah told Jeroboam that he would inaugurate a new kingdom, he emphasized that God would preserve the Davidic dynasty over the Southern Kingdom as a result of the covenant (I Kgs.
Steiner, "Four Inner-Biblical Interpretations of Genesis 49:10: On the Lexical and Syntactic Ambiguities of 7y as Reflected in the Prophecies of Nathan, Ahijah, Ezekiel, and Zechariah," JBL 132 (2013), pp.
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.
In 1604, Jan Saenredam created an interesting pair of prints depicting the life of Old Testament prophet Ahijah
. The designs are attributed to Abraham Bloemaert and are fascinating in many respects.
A second important idea regarding the literary growth of 2 Samuel is Campbell's postulating of a prophetic record spanning from 1 Sam 1:1-1 Kings 11, written by prophetic circles connected to Elisha and building on earlier traditions (e.g., the story of David's rise and the Elijah stories), and concluding by bringing Jehu's coup under the legitimate authority of major prophetic figures (i.e., Samuel in association with Saul and David, Ahijah
with Jeroboam, and Elijah with Ahab) (pp.
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.
Jeroboam used them as a means to secure the autonomy of his kingdom (12:26), something he was mandated to do by the prophet 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.e.
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.