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Ahimelech

Ahimelech [N] [E] [H]

(brother of the king ).

  1. Son of Ahitub, ( 1 Samuel 22:11 1 Samuel 22:12 ) and high priest of Nob in the days of Saul. He gave David the shew bread to eat, and the sword of Goliath; and for so doing was put to death, with his whole house, by Sauls order. Abiathar alone escaped. [ABIATHAR] (B.C. 1085-1060.)
  2. A Hittite. ( 1 Samuel 26:6 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ahimelech'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.