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  • High priest. Called AHIMELECH in
    2 Samuel 8:17 ; 1 Chronicles 24:3,6,31
      1 Chronicles 18:16
    • Son of Ahimelech
      1 Samuel 22:20
    • Escapes to David from the vengeance of Saul, who slew the priests in the City of Nob
      1 Samuel 22:20-23 ; 22:6-19
    • Consults the ephod for David
      1 Samuel 22:9-12 ; 30:9-12
    • Associate high priest with Zadok in the reign of David
      2 Samuel 15:35 ; 20:25 ; 1 Kings 4:4 ; 1 Chronicles 15:11
    • But called AHIMELECH and father of Abiathar
      2 Samuel 8:17 ; 1 Chronicles 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
      2 Samuel 15:24-29
    • Helps David by sending his son from Jerusalem to David with secret information concerning the counsel of Ahithophel
      2 Samuel 15:35,36 ; 17:15-22 ; 1 Kings 2:26
    • Supports Adonijah's pretensions to the throne
      1 Kings 1:7
    • Thrust out of office by Solomon
      1 Kings 2:26,27 ; 1 Samuel 2:31-35


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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Abiathar'. Nave's Topical Bible. 1896.

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Saturday, October 24th, 2020
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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