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(brother of anger). + 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 Samuel 15:24-37; 17:15-22) Shortly afterwards he was the first to bring to […]

-1. Father-in-law of king Saul 1Sa 14:50 -2. Son of Zadok, the high priest. Loyal to David 2Sa 15:36; 17:17-20; 18:19-33; 1Ch 6:8,9,53 -3. Solomon’s son-in-law 1Ki 4:15

Brother of anger = irascible. (1.) The father Ahinoam, the wife of Saul (1 Sam. 14:50). (2.) The son and successor of Zadok in the office of high priest (1 Chr. 6:8, 53). On the occasion of the revolt of Absalom he remained faithful to David, and was of service to him in conveying to […]