Ahithophel

[ uh-hith-uh-fel ]
/ əˈhɪθ əˌfɛl /

noun

an adviser to David who later turned against him by joining the rebellion of Absalom. 2 Samuel 15–17.

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Also Douay Bible, A·chit·o·phel [uh-kit-uh-fel] /əˈkɪt əˌfɛl/ .

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Ahithophel

Achitophel

/ (əˈhɪθəˌfɛl) /

noun Old Testament

a member of David's council, who became one of Absalom's advisers in his rebellion and hanged himself when his advice was overruled (II Samuel 15:12–17:23)
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