• synonyms


  1. a priest who was killed by Saul for helping David. I Sam. 21:1–9; 22:9–23.
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Examples from the Web for ahimelech

Historical Examples

  • But Saul said, "Ahimelech, you shall surely die, you and all your family."

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • But Abiathar, one of the sons of Ahimelech, escaped and fled to David.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • David did not do this “in the days of Abiathar,” but in the days of Ahimelech.

    The Christ

    John Eleazer Remsburg

  • The conduct of Ahimelech was manly and straightforward, but indiscreet.

  • But when he came to Ahimelech, he gave him up, and had to be told.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan