Giloh was a city in Judah.[1][2] Ahitophel, one of King David's chief advisors was from Giloh (Josh. 15:51;cf 2 Sam. 15:12). Ahitophel was the grand-father of Bathsheba, "a daughter of "Eliam", one of David's "thirty" (2 Sam. 23:34; cf 1 Chr. 3:5).


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  1. Peter J. Leithart, A Son to Me, An Exposition of 1 & 2 Samuel, p.217, Canon Press (2003)
  2. The Haggadah states that Ahithophel, who was the grandfather of Bath-sheba (Sanh. 69b), was misled by his knowledge of astrology into believing himself destined to become king of Israel. He therefore induced Absalom to commit an unpardonable crime (II Sam. xvi. 21)..." Read more:

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