BDB31 [H40]

אֲבִימֶ֫לֶךְ proper name, masculine (Melek (= Malik, Molech) is father) — אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ Gen 20:18 + —

1. king of Gerar Gen 20:2; Gen 20:3; Gen 20:4 +, Gen 21:22; Gen 21:25 (twice in verse) +, Gen 26:1; Gen 26:8 + (24 t. Genesis).
2. king of Gath Psalm Gen 34:1 error for אָכִישׁ, compare 1Sam 21:11 f; — a better known Philistine name substituted for a less known (Hup3). > Others (Thes Ol De MV) think a title of Philistine kings, compare Pharaoh.
3. son of Gideon Judg 8:31; Judg 9:1; Judg 9:3; Judg 9:4 +, Judg 10:1 (40 t. Judges), 2Sam 11:21.
4. priest, son of Abiathar 1Chr 18:16 error for אֲחִימֶלֶח q. v. (Sabean also proper name, feminine OsianderZMG 1865, 209).


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