Abihud

Abi'hud (Heb. Abihud', אֲבַיהוּד , father [i.e. possessor] of renown, q. d. Πάτροκλος; Sept. and N.T. 'Αβιούδ), the name of two men.

1. One of the sons of Bela, the son of Benjamin (1Ch 8:3); apparently the same elsewhere called AHIHUD SEE AHIHUD (ver. 7). B.C. post 1856. SEE JACOB.

2. The great-great-grandson of Zerubbabel, and father of Eliakim, among the paternal ancestry of Jesus (Mt 1:13, where the name is Anglicized "Aliud"); apparently the same with the JUDA SEE JUDA , son of Joanna and father of Joseph in the maternal line (Lu 3:26); and also with OBADIAH SEE OBADIAH , son of Arnan and father of Shechaniah in the O.T. (1Ch 3:21). B.C. ante 410. (See Strong's Harmony and Expos. of the Gosp. p. 16.) Comp. SEE HODAIAH.

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