father of the king

(father of the king), the name of several Philistine kings, was probably a common title of these kings, like that of Pharaoh among the Egyptians and that of Caesar and Augustus among the Romans. Hence in the title of (Psalms 34:1) … the name of Abimelech is given to the king, who is called Achish […]

-1. King of Gerar Ge 20; 21:22-32 -2. King of Gerar Ge 26 -3. Son of Gideon Jud 8:31; 9; 2Sa 11:21 -4. ABIMELECH .See [11]ACHISH .See [12]AHIMELECH

My father a king, or father of a king, a common name of the Philistine kings, as “Pharaoh” was of the Egyptian kings. (1.) The Philistine king of Gerar in the time of Abraham (Gen. 20:1-18). By an interposition of Providence, Sarah was delivered from his harem, and was restored to her husband Abraham. As […]