Ahi'man (Hebrew Achiman', אֲחַימן, in pause אֲחַימָן, brother of a gift, i e. liberal; Sept. Α᾿χιμάν, but in 1Ch 9:17, Αἰμάν v. r. Διμάν), the name of two men.

1. One of the three famous giants of the race of Anak, who dwelt at Hebron when the first Hebrew spies explored the land (Nu 13:22), B.C. 1657; and who (or their descendants, Keil, Comment. in loc.) were afterward expelled by Caleb (Jos 15:14), B.C. 1612, and themselves eventually slain by the Judaites (Jg 1:10), B.C. cir. 1593.

2. One of the Levitical Temple wardens after the exile (1Ch 9:17), B.C. cir. 516.

Bible concordance for AHIMAN.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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