Ahitub [N] [H] [S]
brother of goodness = good. The son of Phinehas. On the death of his grandfather Eli he succeeded to the office of high priest, and was himself succeeded by his son Ahijah ( 1 Samuel 14:3 ; 1 Samuel 22:9 1 Samuel 22:11 1 Samuel 22:12 1 Samuel 22:20 ).
The father of Zadok, who was made high priest by Saul after the extermination of the family of Ahimelech ( 1 Chronicles 6:7 1 Chronicles 6:8 ; 2 Sam 8:17 ).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Ahitub". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .