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Lexicon :: Strong's H54 - 'eḇyāṯār

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from אָב (H1) and יָתַר (H3498)
Strong’s Definitions

אֶבְיָתָר ʼEbyâthâr, ab-yaw-thawr'; contracted from H1 and H3498; father of abundance (i.e. liberal); Ebjathar, an Israelite:—Abiathar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H54 in the following manner: Abiathar (30x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H54 in the following manner: Abiathar (30x).
  1. Abiathar = "my father is great"

    1. priest, son of Ahitub (Ahimelech), faithful to David, but later rebelled with Adonijah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶבְיָתָר ʼEbyâthâr, ab-yaw-thawr'; contracted from H1 and H3498; father of abundance (i.e. liberal); Ebjathar, an Israelite:—Abiathar.
STRONGS H54: Abbreviations
אֶבְיָתָר proper name, masculine (the Great One is father (?) so BäRel. 156, compare Sabean ותר) a priest, son of Ahimelech 1 Samuel 22:20, 21, 22; 1 Samuel 23:6, 9; 1 Samuel 30:7 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 8:17 (read בן־אחמלך אב׳ so Syriac Version We Dr) + 22 times 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 1 Chronicles.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

22:20; 22:21; 22:22; 23:6; 23:9; 30:7

2 Samuel



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H54 matches the Hebrew אֶבְיָתָר ('eḇyāṯār),
which occurs 30 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:20 - And one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, H54 escaped, and fled after David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:21 - And Abiathar H54 shewed David that Saul had slain the LORD'S priests.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:22 - And David said unto Abiathar, H54 I knew it that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would surely tell Saul: I have occasioned the death of all the persons of thy father's house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - And it came to pass, when Abiathar H54 the son of Ahimelech fled to David to Keilah, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:9 - And David knew that Saul secretly practised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar H54 the priest, Bring hither the ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:7 - And David said to Abiathar H54 the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray thee, bring me hither the ephod. And Abiathar H54 brought thither the ephod to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, H54 were the priests; and Seraiah was the scribe;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:24 - And lo Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God: and they set down the ark of God; and Abiathar H54 went up, until all the people had done passing out of the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:27 - The king said also unto Zadok the priest, Art not thou a seer? return into the city in peace, and your two sons with you, Ahimaaz thy son, and Jonathan the son of Abiathar. H54
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:29 - Zadok therefore and Abiathar H54 carried the ark of God again to Jerusalem: and they tarried there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:35 - And hast thou not there with thee Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests? therefore it shall be, that what thing soever thou shalt hear out of the king's house, thou shalt tell it to Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:36 - Behold, they have there with them their two sons, Ahimaaz Zadok's son, and Jonathan Abiathar's H54 son; and by them ye shall send unto me every thing that ye can hear.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then said Hushai unto Zadok and to Abiathar H54 the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thus and thus have I counselled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:11 - And king David sent to Zadok and to Abiathar H54 the priests, saying, Speak unto the elders of Judah, saying, Why are ye the last to bring the king back to his house? seeing the speech of all Israel is come to the king, even to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:25 - And Sheva was scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar H54 were the priests:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:7 - And he conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah, and with Abiathar H54 the priest: and they following Adonijah helped him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:19 - And he hath slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep in abundance, and hath called all the sons of the king, and Abiathar H54 the priest, and Joab the captain of the host: but Solomon thy servant hath he not called.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:25 - For he is gone down this day, and hath slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep in abundance, and hath called all the king's sons, and the captains of the host, and Abiathar H54 the priest; and, behold, they eat and drink before him, and say, God save king Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:42 - And while he yet spake, behold, Jonathan the son of Abiathar H54 the priest came: and Adonijah said unto him, Come in; for thou art a valiant man, and bringest good tidings.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:22 - And king Solomon answered and said unto his mother, And why dost thou ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? ask for him the kingdom also; for he is mine elder brother; even for him, and for Abiathar H54 the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:26 - And unto Abiathar H54 the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord GOD before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:27 - So Solomon thrust out Abiathar H54 from being priest unto the LORD; that he might fulfil the word of the LORD, which he spake concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:35 - And the king put Benaiah the son of Jehoiada in his room over the host: and Zadok the priest did the king put in the room of Abiathar. H54
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:4 - And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar H54 were the priests:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:11 - And David called for Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:16 - And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, H54 were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:6 - And Shemaiah the son of Nethaneel the scribe, one of the Levites, wrote them before the king, and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, H54 and before the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites: one principal household being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:34 - And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar: H54 and the general of the king's army was Joab.
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