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Ahio

Ahio [N] [H] [S]

brotherly.

  • One of the sons of Beriah ( 1 Chronicles 8:14 ).

  • One of the sons of Jehiel the Gibeonite ( 1 Chronicles 8:31 ; 9:37 ).

  • One of the sons of Abinadab the Levite. While Uzzah went by the side of the ark, he walked before it guiding the oxen which drew the cart on which it was carried, after having brought it from his father's house in Gibeah ( 1 Chronicles 13:7 ; 2 Sam 1 Chronicles 6:3 1 Chronicles 6:4 ).

    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 Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ahio". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Ahio [N] [E] [S]

    his brother; his brethren
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ahio'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Ahio [N] [E] [H]

    (brotherly ).

    1. Son of Abinadab, who accompanied the ark when it was brought out of his fathers house. ( 2 Samuel 6:3 2 Samuel 6:4 ; 1 Chronicles 13:7 ) (B.C.1043.)
    2. A Benjamite, one of the sons of Beriah. ( 1 Chronicles 8:14 )
    3. A Benjamite, Son of Jehiel. ( 1 Chronicles 8:31 ; 9:37 )

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

    AHIO

    a-hi'-o ('achyo, variously explained as "his brother," "brotherly," "brother of Yahweh," "my brother is Yah"):

    Proper names containing a similar form of the name of Yahweh are found on the ostraca recently exhumed at Samaria. The word is always treated as a common noun in the ordinary Greek copies, being rendered either "brother" or "brothers," or "his brother" or "his brothers"; but this is probably to be taken as an instance of the relative inferiority of the Greek text as compared with the Massoretic Text. See OSTRACA.

    (1) One of the sons of Beriah, the son of Elpaal, the son of Shaharaim and Hushim, reckoned among the families of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:14). Beriah and Shema are described as `ancestral heads' "of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath."

    (2) A descendant of Jeiel ("the father of Gibeon") and his wife Maacah (1 Chronicles 8:31; 9:37). King Saul apparently came from the same family (1 Chronicles 8:30,33; 9:39).

    (3) One of the men who drove the new cart when David first attempted to bring the ark from the house of Abinadab to Jerusalem (2 Samuel 6:3,4; 1 Chronicles 13:7). In Samuel Uzza and Ahio are called sons of Abinadab. By the most natural understanding of the Biblical data about 100 years had elapsed since the ark was brought to the house; they were sons of that Abinadab in the sense of being his descendants. Whether he had a successor of the same name living in David's time is a matter of conjecture.

    Willis J. Beecher


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AHIO'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.