Ahikam in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(a brother who raises up), son of Shaphan the scribe, an
influential officer at the court of Josiah, was one of the
delegates sent by Hilkaih to consult Huldah. 2Ki 22:12-14 In
the reign of Jehoiakim he successfully used his influence to
protect the prophet Jeremiah. Jer 26:24 He was the father of
Gedaliah. [GEDALIAH] (B.C. 641).