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Ahima-az


Ahim’a-az (brother of anger).

1. Son of Zadok, the high priest in David’s reign, and celebrated for his swiftness of foot. During Absalom’s rebellion he carried to David the important intelligence that Ahithophel had counselled an immediate attack upon David and his followers. 2 Sam. 15:24-37; 17:15-22. Shortly afterwards he was the first to bring to the king the good news of Absalom’s defeat. 2 Sam. 18:19-33. (b.c. 972–956.)

2. Saul’s wife’s father. 1 Sam. 14:50. (b.c. before 1093.)

3. Solomon’s son-in-law. 1 Kings 4:15. (b.c. after 1014.)