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Ahima-az

Ahima-az [N] [E] [H]

(brother of anger ).

  1. Son of Zadok the high priest in Davids reign, and celebrated for his swiftness of foot. During Absaloms rebellion he carried to David the important intelligence that Ahithophel had counselled an immediate attack upon David and his followers. ( 2 Samuel 15:24-37 ; 17:15-22 ) Shortly afterwards he was the first to bring to the king the good news of Absaloms defeat. ( 2 Samuel 18:19-33 ) (B.C. 972-956.)
  2. Sauls wifes father. ( 1 Samuel 14:50 ) (B.C. before 1093.)
  3. Solomons son-in-law. ( 1 Kings 4:15 ) (B.C. after 1014.)

[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 'Ahimaaz'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.