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noun Douay Bible.
  1. Ahithophel.
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Examples from the Web for achitophel

Historical Examples of achitophel

  • When we think of "Absalom and Achitophel," the contrast is woeful indeed.

    Thomas Otway

    Thomas Otway

  • Dryden very justly lashes him, Absalom and Achitophel, I, 585-629.

  • The second part of Absalom and Achitophel appeared in November, 1682.

    The Age of Dryden

    Richard Garnett

  • Dryden gave him a place in Absalom and Achitophel as "Benjochanan."

  • Achitophel's counsel is defeated by Chusai: who sendeth intelligence to David.

British Dictionary definitions for achitophel


  1. Bible the Douay spelling of Ahithophel
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