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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #296 - אֲחִיקָם
Ahikam = “my brother has risen (arisen)”
1) son of Shaphan, an officer in Josiah’s reign
2) protector of Jeremiah
3) father of Gedaliah
אֲחִיקָם (“brother of the enemy”), [Ahikam], pr.n. m., the father of Gedaliah, whom the Chaldees appointed governor of Judæa, 2 Kings 25:22; Jeremiah 39:14, 40:5, seq.
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