Abiathar

-1. High priest. Called in 1 Chronicles 24:3, 2 Samuel 8:17; 6, 31 And ABIMELECH 1

Chronicles 18:16 .Son of Ahimelech 1 Samuel 22:20 Escapes to David from the vengeance of Saul, who

slew the priests in the City of Nob 1 Samuel 22:20-23; with 22:6-19 .Consults the ephod for David 1

Samuel 22:9-12; 30:9-12 Associate high priest with Zadok in the reign of David 2 Samuel 15:35; 20:25; 1

Kings 4:4; 1 Chronicles 15:11 .But called and father of Abiathar 2 Samuel 8:17; 1

Chronicles 18:16 .Loyal to David when Absalom rebelled; leaves Jerusalem with the ark of the covenant,

but is directed by David to return with the ark 2 Samuel 15:24-29 .Helps David by sending his son from

Jerusalem to David with secret information concerning the counsel of Ahithophel 2 Samuel 15:35, 36;

17:15-22; 1 Kings 2:26 .Supports Adonijah\'s pretensions to the throne 1 Kings 1:7 Thrust out of office by

Solomon 1 Kings 2:26, 27; with 1 Samuel 2:31-35

-2. ABIALHAR


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