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Priest Ahimelech (2 Sam 8)1

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Father*Abiathar (Samuel-Chron)
     Priest Ahimelech (2 Sam 8) was the son of Abiathar (Samuel-Chron).
     Priest Ahimelech (2 Sam 8) and Ahimelech (1 Sam 21), son of Ahitub (1 Sam 14), were Possibly the same person if 2 Samuel 8:17 got the names reversed, and David took Abiathar as his priest.1,2

Scriptures (References)

Book VerseTitle
Book of 2 Samuel in the Bible2 Samuel 8:15-18David’s Officials3
Last Edited10 Aug 2018


  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), 2 Sam 8:17. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, 1 Sam 22:20.
  3. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, 2 Sam 8:15-18.