Achbor

Ach'bor (Heb. Akbor', עִכבּוֹר, gnawing, 1, q. mouse; Sept. Α᾿χοβώρ, v. r. in Jeremiah and Chron. Α᾿χωβώρ), the name of two men.

1. An Idumaean, father of Baal-hanan, one of the Edomitish kings (Ge 36:38; 1Ch 1:49), B.C. prob. considerably ante 1619.

2. The son of Michaiab, and one of the courtiers whom Josiah sent to Huldah to inquire the course to be pursued respecting the newly- discovered book of the law (2Ki 22:12,14), B.C. 623. In the parallel passage (2Ch 34:20) he is called ABDON SEE ABDON , the son of Micah. His son Elnathan was a courtier of Jehoiakim (Jer 26:22; Jer 36:12).

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Definition of achor

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