–1. High priest. Called AHIMELECH in 2Sa 8:17; 1Ch 24:3,6,31

.And ABIMELECH 1Ch 18:16

.Son of Ahimelech 1Sa 22:20

.Escapes to David from the vengeance of Saul, who slew the priests in the City of Nob 1Sa 22:20-23; with 22:6-19

.Consults the ephod for David 1Sa 22:9-12; 30:9-12

.Associate high priest with Zadok in the reign of David 2Sa 15:35; 20:25; 1Ki 4:4; 1Ch 15:11

.But called AHIMELECH and father of Abiathar 2Sa 8:17; 1Ch 18:16

.Loyal to David when Absalom rebelled; leaves Jerusalem with the ark of the covenant, but is directed by David to return with the ark 2Sa 15:24-29

.Helps David by sending his son from Jerusalem to David with secret information concerning the counsel of Ahithophel 2Sa 15:35,36; 17:15-22; 1Ki 2:26

.Supports Adonijah’s pretensions to the throne 1Ki 1:7

.Thrust out of office by Solomon 1Ki 2:26,27; with 1Sa 2:31-35



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