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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 - But one son of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar H54, escaped and fled [fn]to David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:21 - Abiathar H54 informed David that Saul had killed the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:22 - Then David said to Abiathar H54, “I knew on that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would certainly tell Saul. I myself [fn]have turned against every person in your father’s household.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - Now it came about, when Abiathar H54 the son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:9 - But David knew that Saul was plotting evil against him; so he said to Abiathar H54 the priest, “Bring the ephod here.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:7 - Then David said to Abiathar H54 the priest, the son of Ahimelech, “Please bring me the ephod.” So Abiathar H54 brought the ephod to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar H54 were priests, and Seraiah was scribe.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:24 - Now behold, Zadok also came, and all the Levites with him, carrying the ark of the covenant of God. And they set down the ark of God, and Abiathar H54 came up until all the people had finished crossing over from the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:27 - The king also said to Zadok the priest, “Are you not a seer? Return to the city in peace, and your two sons with you, your son Ahimaaz and Jonathan the son of Abiathar H54.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:29 - So Zadok and Abiathar H54 returned the ark of God to Jerusalem and remained there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:35 - “Are Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests not with you there? So it shall be that whatever you hear from the king’s house, you shall report to Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:36 - “Behold their two sons are there with them, Ahimaaz, Zadok’s son and Jonathan, Abiathar’s H54 son; and by them you shall send me everything that you hear.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then Hushai said to Zadok and to Abiathar H54 the priests, “[fn]This is what Ahithophel advised Absalom and the elders of Israel to do, and [fn]this is what I have advised.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:11 - Then King David sent word to Zadok and Abiathar H54 the priests, saying, “Speak to the elders of Judah, saying, ‘Why are you the last to bring the king back to his house, since the word of all Israel has come to the king, even to his house?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:25 - and Sheva was scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar H54 were priests;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:7 - Now [fn]he had conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar H54 the priest; and they allied themselves with Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:19 - “He has sacrificed oxen and fattened steers and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king, Abiathar H54 the priest, and Joab the commander of the army, but he has not invited Solomon your servant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:25 - “For he has gone down today and has sacrificed oxen and fattened steers and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the king’s sons, the commanders of the army, and Abiathar H54 the priest, and behold, they are eating and drinking in his presence; and they say, ‘Long live King Adonijah!’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:42 - While he was still speaking, behold, Jonathan the son of Abiathar H54 the priest came. Then Adonijah said, “Come in, for you are a valiant man and you bring good news.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:22 - But King Solomon answered and said to his mother, “And why are you requesting Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Request for him the kingdom as well—since he is my older brother—for him, for Abiathar H54 the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:26 - Then to Abiathar H54 the priest the king said, “Go to Anathoth to your own field, for you [fn]deserve to die; but I will not put you to death at this [fn]time, because you carried the ark of the Lord [fn]GOD before my father David, and because you were afflicted in everything with which my father was afflicted.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:27 - So Solomon dismissed Abiathar H54 from being priest to the LORD, to fulfill the word of the LORD, which He had spoken regarding the house of Eli in Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:35 - And the king appointed Benaiah the son of Jehoiada over the army in his place, and the king appointed Zadok the priest in place of Abiathar H54.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:4 - and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the army; and Zadok and Abiathar H54 were priests;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:11 - Then David called for the priests Zadok and Abiathar H54, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:16 - and Zadok the son of Ahitub and Abimelech the son of Abiathar H54 were priests, and Shavsha was secretary;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:6 - Shemaiah, the son of Nethanel the scribe, from the Levites, recorded them in the presence of the king, the leaders, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech the son of Abiathar H54, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the priests and the Levites; one father’s household taken for Eleazar and one taken for Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:34 - Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar H54 [fn]succeeded Ahithophel; and Joab was the commander of the king’s army.
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