Ahimaaz

Ahimaaz (Uh-him´ay-az)

1 The father of Ahinoam, wife of Saul (1Sam 14:50). 2 The son of Zadok the priest. Active during Absalom’s revolt, he was loyal to David and remained in Jerusalem as a secret agent when David fled the city (2Sam 15:27-36; 2Sam 17:15-22). He later was anxious to inform David about the suppression of the revolt, but he did not himself report that Absalom had been killed (2Sam 18:19-32). He may have been King Solomon’s son-in-law, married to Basemath, Solomon’s daughter (1Kgs 4:15), and stationed in Naphtali as the king’s administrator. 3 Name for which an abbreviation, Maaz, occurs in (1Chr 2:27).

1Sam 14:50

50The name of Saul's wife was Ahinoam daughter of Ahimaaz. And the name of the commander of his army was Abner son of Ner, Saul's uncle;

2Sam 15:27-36

27The king also said to the priest Zadok, “Look, go back to the city in peace, you and Abiathar, with your two sons, Ahimaaz your son, and Jonathan son of Abiat ... View more

2Sam 17:15-22

Hushai Warns David to Escape
15Then Hushai said to the priests Zadok and Abiathar, “Thus and so did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thu ... View more

2Sam 18:19-32

David Hears of Absalom's Death
19Then Ahimaaz son of Zadok said, “Let me run, and carry tidings to the king that the Lord has delivered him from the power of hi ... View more

1Kgs 4:15

15Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he had taken Basemath, Solomon's daughter, as his wife);

1Chr 2:27

27The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

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