Bible Names A-G
Ahijah in Wikipedia
(Hebrew: אֲחִיָּה ; "brother / friend of Jehovah"; Latin and
Douay-Rheims: Ahias) is a name of several Biblical
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
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.
Ahitub 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).