(fl. llth cent, BCE)
   Chief priest at Shiloh during Saul's reign. He wore an ephod when Saul fought against the Philistines (I Samuel 14:3).

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  • AHIJAH — (Heb. אֲחִיָּה; my (or the) brother is yhwh ), son of ahitub , priest of the house of Eli (I Sam. 14:3). Ahijah was apparently the chief priest in Shiloh during the reign of Saul (cf. Jos., Ant., 4:107), although his name does not appear in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ahijah — () is a name of several Biblical individuals:# Ahijah the Shilonite, the Biblical prophet who divided the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah.# One of the sons of Bela (1 Chr. 8:7, R.V.). In A.V. called Ahiah. # One of the five sons of Jerahmeel, who… …   Wikipedia

  • Ahijah —    Brother (i.e., friend ) of Jehovah.    1) One of the sons of Bela (1 Chr. 8:7, R.V.). In A.V. called Ahiah.    2) One of the five sons of Jerahmeel, who was great grandson of Judah (1 Chr. 2:25).    3) Son of Ahitub (1 Sam. 14:3, 18), Ichabod… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • AHIJAH THE SHILONITE — (Heb. אֲחִיָּה הַשִּׁלֹנִי), Israelite prophet during the latter part of Solomon s reign and during the concurrent reigns of rehoboam and jeroboam . Jeroboam son of Nebat of Zeredah (which, according to the Septuagint, I Kings 12:24, was near… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ahijah the Shilonite — (Hebrew Name 1|אחיה השילוני|Ahiya Hashiloni) was a prophet of Shiloh (bibleverse|1|Kings|11:29|HE; bibleverse nb|1|Kings|14:2|HE) in the days of Rehoboam. The Bible records two of his remarkable prophecies: *bibleverse|1|Kings|11:31 39|HE,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ahijah Wood House — Infobox nrhp | name =Ahijah Wood House nrhp type = caption = location= Westminster, Massachusetts lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 31 lat seconds = 21 lat direction = N long degrees = 71 long minutes = 53 long seconds = 35 long direction = W… …   Wikipedia

  • Ahijah the Shilonite — (fl. 10th cent BCE)    Israelite prophet. He prophesied during Solomon s reign and the concurrent reigns of Rehoboam and Jeroboam (I Kings 11 14) …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Prophecy of Ahijah — The Prophecy of Ahijah is a lost text that may have been written by the Biblical prophet Ahijah. The book is described in bibleref|2Chronicles|9:29. The passage reads: Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, first and last, are they not written in… …   Wikipedia

  • Ахия (пророк) — …   Википедия

  • Shilonite —    Ahijah the prophet, whose home was in Shiloh, is so designated (1 Kings 11:29; 15:29). The plural form occurs (1 Chr. 9:5), denoting the descendants of Shelah, Judah s youngest son …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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