Micaiah

Micaiah (Mi-kay´yuh)

1 King Abijah’s mother (2Chr 13:2), elsewhere called Maacah. 2 The son of Imlah, a prophet at Ahab’s court (1Kgs 22). Ahab ordered Micaiah cast into prison when the prophet counseled against his plans for war; Micaiah’s predictions of disaster came to pass. 3 One of the princes sent by Jehoshaphat to instruct the cities of Judah in religious matters (2Chr 17:7). 4 The father of Achbor, a member of Josiah’s delegation to Huldah the prophetess (2Kgs 22:12). 5 The son of Gemariah and grandson of Shaphan, both friends of Jeremiah. When Micaiah heard Baruch read the scroll of Jeremiah’s oracles, he reported it to his father and other court officials (Jer 36:11-13), and they arranged to have it read to King Jehoiakim. 6 The forebear of certain postexilic priests (Neh 12:35), elsewhere called Mica (Neh 11:17; Neh 11:22). 7A priest in the time of Nehemiah (Neh 12:41).

2Chr 13:2

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1Kgs 22

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2Chr 17:7

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2Kgs 22:12

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Jer 36:11-13

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Neh 12:35

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Neh 11:17

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Neh 11:22

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Neh 12:41

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