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This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.
- Ahijah the Shilonite, the Biblical prophet who divided the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
- One of the sons of Bela (1 Chr. 8:7, RV). In AV (KJV) called "Ahiah."
- One of the five sons of Jerahmeel, who was great-grandson of Judah (1 Chr. 2:25).
- Son of Ahitub (1 Sam. 14:3, 18), Ichabod's brother; the same probably as Ahimelech, who was high priest at Nob in the reign of Saul (1 Sam. 22:11). Some, however, suppose that Ahimelech was the brother of Ahijah, and that they both officiated as high priests, Ahijah at Gibeah or Kirjath-jearim, and Ahimelech at Nob.
|High Priest of Israel|| Succeeded by|
- A Pelonite, one of David's heroes (1 Chr. 11:36); called also Eliam (2 Sam. 23:34).
- A Levite having charge of the sacred treasury in the temple (1 Chr. 26:20).
- One of Solomon's secretaries (1 Kings 4:3).
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