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Lexicon :: Strong's H302 - 'ăḥîṯōp̄el

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אֲחִיתֹפֶל ʼĂchîythôphel, akh-ee-tho'-fel; from H251 and H8602; brother of folly; Achithophel, an Israelite:—Ahithophel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H302 in the following manner: Ahithophel (20x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H302 in the following manner: Ahithophel (20x).
  1. Ahithophel = "my brother is foolish (folly)"

    1. a counsellor of David, grandfather of Bathsheba (cf 2Sa 11:3, 23:34), who joined Absalom in revolt against David, and committed suicide when Absalom did not heed his counsel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲחִיתֹפֶל ʼĂchîythôphel, akh-ee-tho'-fel; from H251 and H8602; brother of folly; Achithophel, an Israelite:—Ahithophel.
אֲחִיתֹ֫פֶל proper name, masculine (my brother is folly?) David's trusted & traitorous counsellor 2 Samuel 15:12, 31 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 15:34; 2 Samuel 16:15, 20, 21, 23 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 17:1, 6, 7, 14 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 17:15, 21, 23; 2 Samuel 23:34; 1 Chronicles 27:33, 34.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H302 matches the Hebrew אֲחִיתֹפֶל ('ăḥîṯōp̄el),
which occurs 20 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:12 - And Absalom sent for Ahithophel H302 the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people increased continually with Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:31 - Now someone told David, saying, “Ahithophel H302 is among the conspirators with Absalom.” And David said, “O LORD, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel H302 foolishness.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:34 - “But if you return to the city, and say to Absalom, ‘I will be your servant, O king; as I have been your father’s servant in time past, so I will now be your servant,’ then you can thwart the counsel of Ahithophel H302 for me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:15 - Then Absalom and all the people, the men of Israel, entered Jerusalem, and Ahithophel H302 with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:20 - Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, H302 “Give your advice. What shall we do?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:21 - Ahithophel H302 said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:23 - The advice of Ahithophel, H302 which he [fn]gave in those days, was as if one inquired of the word of God; so was all the advice of Ahithophel H302 regarded by both David and Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:1 - Furthermore, Ahithophel H302 said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:6 - When Hushai had come to Absalom, Absalom said to [fn]him, “Ahithophel H302 has spoken [fn]thus. Shall we [fn]carry out his plan? If not, you speak.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - So Hushai said to Absalom, “This time the advice that Ahithophel H302 has [fn]given is not good.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” H302 For the LORD had ordained to thwart the good counsel of Ahithophel, H302 so that the LORD might bring calamity on Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then Hushai said to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests,[fn]This is what Ahithophel H302 counseled Absalom and the elders of Israel, and [fn]this is what I have counseled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:21 - It came about after they had departed that they came up out of the well and went and told King David; and they said to David, “Arise and cross over the water quickly for thus Ahithophel H302 has counseled against you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:23 - Now when Ahithophel H302 saw that his counsel was not [fn]followed, he [fn]saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and [fn]set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:34 - Eliphelet the son of Ahasbai, the son of the Maacathite, Eliam the son of Ahithophel H302 the Gilonite,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - Ahithophel H302 was counselor to the king; and Hushai the Archite was the king’s friend.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:34 - Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar [fn]succeeded Ahithophel; H302 and Joab was the commander of the king’s army.

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