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Ahimelech - (brother of the king).

  1. Son of Ahitub, (1 Samuel 22:11,12) and high priest of Nob in the days of Saul. He gave David the shew bread to eat, and the sword of Goliath; and for so doing was put to death, with his whole house, by Saul's order. Abiathar alone escaped. [Abiathar] (B.C. 1085-1060.)

  2. A Hittite. (1 Samuel 26:6)

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