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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #054 - אֶבְיָתָר

Word Origin
contracted from (01) and (03498)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name, Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Abiathar = “my father is great”

1) priest, son of Ahitub (Ahimelech), faithful to David, but later rebelled with Adonijah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (30) NAS (30) HCS (30)
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 9
1 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 4
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 9
1 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 4
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 10
1 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 4
n-p 30
n-p 25
n-p 25

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֶבְיָתָר proper name, masculine ( the Great One is father (?) so Bä Rel. 156, compare Sabean ותר) a priest, son of Ahimelech 1 Samuel 22:20,21,22; 1 Samuel 23:6,9; 1 Samuel 30:7 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 8:17 (read בןאֿחמלך׳אב so ᵑ6 We Dr) + 22t. 2 Samuel , 1 Kings , 1Chronicles.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֶבְיָתָר (“father of plenty,” for אַבְיָחָר), [Abiathar], pr.n. of a son of Ahimelech the priest, very closely joined in friendship to David, on whom, together with Zadok, the high priesthood was bestowed by David, of which he was deprived by Solomon, 1 Samuel 22:20, sqq.; 23:6 30:7 2 Samuel 15:24 as to the passage, 2 Samuel 8:17, see אֲחִימֶלֶךְ.

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List of Word Forms
אֶבְיָתָ֑ר אֶבְיָתָ֔ר אֶבְיָתָ֖ר אֶבְיָתָ֛ר אֶבְיָתָ֣ר אֶבְיָתָ֤ר אֶבְיָתָ֥ר אֶבְיָתָ֧ר אֶבְיָתָֽר׃ אֶבְיָתָר֙ אביתר אביתר׃ וְאֶבְיָתָ֔ר וְאֶבְיָתָ֖ר וְאֶבְיָתָ֛ר וּלְאֶבְיָתָ֖ר וּלְאֶבְיָתָ֣ר וּלְאֶבְיָתָ֨ר וּלְאֶבְיָתָר֙ ואביתר ולאביתר לְאֶבְיָתָ֑ר לְאֶבְיָתָ֗ר לאביתר ’eḇ·yā·ṯār ’eḇyāṯār evyaTar lə’eḇyāṯār lə·’eḇ·yā·ṯār leevyaTar ū·lə·’eḇ·yā·ṯār ūlə’eḇyāṯār uleevyaTar veevyaTar wə’eḇyāṯār wə·’eḇ·yā·ṯār
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