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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 - Now one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped and fled after David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:21 - And Abiathar told David that Saul had killed the LORD’s priests.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:22 - So David said to Abiathar, “I knew that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would surely tell Saul. I have caused the death of all the persons of your father’s house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - Now it happened, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah, that he went down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:9 - When David knew that Saul plotted evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, “Bring the ephod here.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:7 - Then David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech’s son, “Please bring the ephod here to me.” And Abiathar brought the ephod to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were the priests; Seraiah[fn] was the scribe;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:24 - There was Zadok also, and all the Levites with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God. And they set down the ark of God, and Abiathar went 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, Ahimaaz your son, and Jonathan the son of Abiathar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:29 - Therefore Zadok and Abiathar carried the ark of God back to Jerusalem. And they remained there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:35 - “And do you not have Zadok and Abiathar the priests with you there? Therefore it will be that whatever you hear from the king’s house, you shall tell to Zadok and Abiathar the priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:36 - “Indeed they have there with them their two sons, Ahimaaz, Zadok’s son, and Jonathan, Abiathar’s son; and by them you shall send me everything you hear.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:15 - Then Hushai said to Zadok and Abiathar the priests, “Thus and so Ahithophel advised Absalom and the elders of Israel, and thus and so I have advised.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:11 - So King David sent to Zadok and Abiathar 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 words of all Israel have come to the king, to his very house?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:25 - Sheva was scribe; Zadok and Abiathar were the priests;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:7 - Then he conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, and they followed and helped Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:19 - “He has sacrificed oxen and fattened cattle and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king, Abiathar the priest, and Joab the commander of the army; but Solomon your servant he has not invited.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:25 - “For he has gone down today, and has sacrificed oxen and fattened cattle and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the king’s sons, and the commanders of the army, and Abiathar the priest; and look! They are eating and drinking before him; and they say, ‘Long live King Adonijah!’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:42 - While he was still speaking, there came Jonathan, the son of Abiathar the priest. And Adonijah said to him, “Come in, for you are a prominent man, and bring good news.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:22 - And King Solomon answered and said to his mother, “Now why do you ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Ask for him the kingdom also—for he is my older brother—for him, and for Abiathar the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:26 - And to Abiathar the priest the king said, “Go to Anathoth, to your own fields, for you are deserving of death; but I will not put you to death at this time, because you carried the ark of the Lord GOD before my father David, and because you were afflicted every time my father was afflicted.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:27 - So Solomon removed Abiathar from being priest to the LORD, that he might fulfill the word of the LORD which He spoke concerning the house of Eli at Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:35 - The king put Benaiah the son of Jehoiada in his place over the army, and the king put Zadok the priest in the place of Abiathar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:4 - Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, over the army; Zadok and Abiathar, the priests;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:11 - And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites: for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:16 - Zadok the son of Ahitub and Abimelech the son of Abiathar were the priests; Shavsha[fn] was the scribe;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:6 - And the scribe, Shemaiah the son of Nethanel, one of the Levites, wrote them down before the king, the leaders, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and the heads of the fathers’ houses of the priests and Levites, one father’s house taken for Eleazar and one for Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:34 - After Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, then Abiathar. And the general of the king’s army was Joab.
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