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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0288 - אֲחִימֶלֶךְ

Transliteration
'ăchı̂ymelek
Phonetics
akh-ee-meh'-lek  
Word Origin
from (0251) and (04428)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ahimelech = “my brother is king” or “brother of Melek”

1) a priest murdered by Doeg at Saul’s command, for supposedly assisting David

2) a Hittite warrior under David

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (17) NAS (16) HCS (17)
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
1 Samuel 12
2 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 16
n-p 14
n-p 14
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲחִימֶ֫לֶךְ proper name, masculine ( brother of Melek, Phoenician חמלך, חמלכת; see also אחיהו above)

1 priest in Saul's (David's) time 1 Samuel 21:2 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 21:3; 1 Samuel 21:9; 1 Samuel 22:14,16 (אֲחִימֶ֑לֶךְ 1 Chronicles 24:31; Psalm 52:2 = (title); son of Ahitub 1 Samuel 22:9,11 (compare12); 1 Samuel 22:20; father of Abiathar 1 Samuel 23:6; 1 Samuel 30:7; so also 2 Samuel 8:17 ᵑ6 Ew We Th Dr; where ᵑ0׳בןאֿביתר אחימ; whence id. wrongly 1 Chronicles 24:6, compare 1 Chronicles 24:4 (מִבְּנֵי אִיתָמָר׳אֲח) & 1 Chronicles 18:16 (where read ׳אֲח for ׳אֲב).

2 a Hittite 1 Samuel 26:6.

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List of Word Forms
אֲחִימֶ֑לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֔לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֖לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֛לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֜לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֣לֶךְ אֲחִימֶ֨לֶךְ אֲחִימֶֽלֶךְ׃ אחימלך אחימלך׃ וַאֲחִימֶ֔לֶךְ וַאֲחִימֶ֖לֶךְ וַאֲחִימֶ֙לֶךְ֙ וַאֲחִימֶ֥לֶךְ ואחימלך לַאֲחִימֶ֔לֶךְ לַאֲחִימֶ֙לֶךְ֙ לַאֲחִימֶ֣לֶךְ לאחימלך ’ă·ḥî·me·leḵ ’ăḥîmeleḵ achiMelech la’ăḥîmeleḵ la·’ă·ḥî·me·leḵ laachiMelech vaachiMelech wa’ăḥîmeleḵ wa·’ă·ḥî·me·leḵ

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