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All the Men of the Bible - Monday, April 27, 2015

Ahijah [Ăhī'jah]—a brother in jehovah.

  1. A prophet belonging to Shiloh, who foretold to Jeroboam the revolt of the ten tribes. This Ahijah was the champion of the rights of the people in the face of the oppression of Solomon and Rehoboam and led the revolt that rent the kingdom of David asunder (1 Kings 11:26-12:20).
  2. Father of Baasha, king of Israel who conspired against Nadab son of Jeroboam and reigned in his stead (1 Kings 15:27, 33; 21:22; 2 Kings 9:9).
  3. Son of Jerahmeel, a Judahite (1 Chron. 2:25).
  4. A Pelonite, and one of David’s thirty heroes (1 Chron. 11:36).
  5. A Levite who had charge of the Tabernacle treasures (1 Chron. 26:20).
  6. A Levite who, with Nehemiah, sealed the covenant (Neh. 10:26).

Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.