Definitions of Ahitub

  1. brother of goodness = good. The father of Zadok, who was made high priest by Saul after the extermination of the family of Ahimelech ( 1 Chronicles 6:7 1 Chronicles 6:8 ; 2 Sam 8:17 ). These dictionary topics are fromM.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 DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. " Entry for Ahitub". " Easton's Bible Dictionary". .
  2. brother of goodness
  3. ( brother of goodness ). 1. The son of Phinehas and grandson of Eli, and therefore of the family of Ithamar. ( 1 Samuel 14:3 ; 1 Samuel 22:9 1 Samuel 22:11 ) ( B.C. 1125.) He was succeeded by his son Ahijah ( AHIMELECH). ( B.C. 1085.) 2. Son of Amariah, and father of Zadok the high priest, ( 1 Chronicles 6:7 1 Chronicles 6:8 ; 2 Samuel 8:17 ) of the house of Eleazar. ( B.C. before 1045.)
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