Ammihud in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
a-mi'-hud (`ammihudh, "my kinsman is glorious"; variously in
the Septuagint, Emioud or Semioud or Amioud): The name of
several Old Testament persons.
(1) Father of Elishama, who in the wilderness was head of the
tribe of Ephraim (Nu 1:10; 2:18; 7:48,53; 10:22; 1 Ch 7:26).
(2) Father of Shemuel, who was appointed by Moses from the
tribe of Simeon to divide the land among the tribes after they
should have entered Canaan (Nu 34:20).
(3) Father of Pedahel, who was appointed from the tribe of
Naphtali for the same purpose as the Ammihud of (2) (Nu
(4) In the King James Version and the Revised Version, margin
for the Ammihur (`ammichur,"my kinsman is noble"), who was
father of Talmai of Geshur, a little Aramaic kingdom East of
the Lebanon mountains, to whom Absalom fled after the murder
of his brother Amnon. The weight of evidence seems to favor
the reading Ammichur (2 Sam 13:37).
(5) A descendant of Judah through the line of Perez (1 Ch