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abihu


abihu


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Abihu 
  father  of  Him  i.e.,  "worshipper  of  God",  the  second  of  the  sons 
  of  Aaron  (Ex.  6:23;  Num.  3:2;  26:60;  1  Chr.  6:3).  Along  with  his 
  three  brothers  he  was  consecrated  to  the  priest's  office  (Ex. 
  28:1).  With  his  father  and  elder  brother  he  accompanied  the 
  seventy  elders  part  of  the  way  up  the  mount  with  Moses  (Ex. 
  24:1,9).  On  one  occasion  he  and  Nadab  his  brother  offered 
  incense  in  their  censers  filled  with  strange"  (i.e.,  common) 
  fire,  i.e.,  not  with  fire  taken  from  the  great  brazen  altar 
  (Lev.  6:9,  etc.),  and  for  this  offence  they  were  struck  dead, 
  and  were  taken  out  and  buried  without  the  camp  (Lev.  10:1-11; 
  comp.  Num.  3:4;  26:61;  1  Chr.  24:2).  It  is  probable  that  when 
  they  committed  this  offence  they  were  intoxicated,  for 
  immediately  after  is  given  the  law  prohibiting  the  use  of  wine 
  or  strong  drink  to  the  priests. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Abihu,  he  is  my  father