Chimham (Kim´ham)

A man taken to Jerusalem, apparently as a royal pensioner, at the insistence of Barzillai, a Gileadite who had assisted David during Absalom’s revolt and who was presumably Chimham’s father (2Sam 19:31-40; : see (1Kgs 2:7).

2Sam 19:31-40

David's Kindness to Barzillai
31Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; he went on with the king to the Jordan, to escort him over the Jordan.32 ... View more

1Kgs 2:7

7Deal loyally, however, with the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table; for with such loyalty they met me when I fl ... View more

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