Ahiman

Ahiman (Uh-hi┬┤muhn)

1 An associate of Sheshai and Talmai (Num 13:22; Josh 15:14; Judg 1:10). All are identified as Anakites located near Hebron, first encountered by the spies Moses sent to assess the promised land of Canaan, then driven out by Caleb (Josh 15:14) and defeated by Judahites (Judg 1:10). 2 One of four Levite gatekeepers of the Temple precincts after the exile in Babylon (1Chr 9:17).

Num 13:22

22They went up into the Negeb, and came to Hebron; and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the Anakites, were there. (Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt ... View more

Josh 15:14

14And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Judg 1:10

10Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (the name of Hebron was formerly Kiriath-arba); and they defeated Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.

Josh 15:14

14And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Judg 1:10

10Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (the name of Hebron was formerly Kiriath-arba); and they defeated Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.

1Chr 9:17

17The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman; and their kindred Shallum was the chief,

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