- 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
But Saul said, "Ahimelech, you shall surely die, you and all your family."
But Abiathar, one of the sons of Ahimelech, escaped and fled to David.
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.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel
W. G. Blaikie
But when he came to Ahimelech, he gave him up, and had to be told.When Ghost Meets Ghost
William Frend De Morgan