Ahohite [S]

an epithet applied to Dodo, one of Solomon's captains ( 1 Chronicles 27:4 ); to his son Eleazar, one of David's three mightiest heroes ( 2 Samuel 23:9 ; 1 Chronicles 11:12 ); and to Zalmon, one of the thirty ( 2 Samuel 23:28 ; 1 Chronicles 11:29 ), from their descent from Ahoah.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

Ahohite. [E]

[AHOAH] [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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


a-ho'-hit ('achochi):

A patronymic employed in connection with the descendants of AHOAH (which see) such as Doda (2 Samuel 23:9) or Dodo (1 Chronicles 11:12), Ilai (29) or Zalmon (2 Samuel 23:28), and also Eleazar, son of Dodo (1 Chronicles 11:12). The family must have been fond of military affairs, for all the above were officers in David and Solomon's armies.

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