The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 288 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
$lmyxafrom (0251) and (04428)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
akh-ee-meh'-lek Proper Name Masculine
Ahimelech = "my brother is king" or "brother of Melek"
  1. a priest murdered by Doeg at Saul's command, for supposedly assisting David
  2. a Hittite warrior under David
NAS Word Usage - Total: 16
Ahimelech 16
NAS Verse Count
1 Samuel11
2 Samuel1
1 Chronicles3

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'Achiymelek". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .