And Saul died, and Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.
And Baalhanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was
Pau; and his wife's name was
Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
2 Kings 22:
And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asahiah a servant of the king's, saying,
2 Kings 22:
So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achbor, and Shaphan, and Asahiah, went unto Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the college;) and they communed with her.
1 Chronicles 1:
And when Shaul was dead, Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.
And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely
, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain
men with him into Egypt.
Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even
Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ACHBOR (‘mouse’ or ‘jerboa’). 1 . An Edomite ( Genesis 36:38 ). 2 . A courtier under Josiah, son of Micaiah ( 2 Kings 22:12 ; 2 Kings 22:14 ), and father of Elnathan ( Jeremiah 26:22 om. LXX [Note: Septuagint.] , Jeremiah 36:12 ). Called Abdon ( 2 Chronicles 34:20 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gnawing = mouse.
An Edomitish king (Genesis 36:38 ; 1Chronicles 1:49).
One of Josiah's officers sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire regarding the newly-discovered book of the law (2Kings 22:12,14). He is also called Abdon (2Chronicles 34:20).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Genesis 36:38; 1 Chronicles 1:49.
2. Father of king Jehoiakim's ready tool in evil, Elnathan (Jeremiah 26:22-23); Achbor was, on the contrary, an instrument of good Josiah, to inquire the Lord's will from the prophetess Huldah. Called Abdon, the son of Micah, in 2 Chronicles 34:20-21. Goodness is not always hereditary.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ach' bawr) Personal name meaning, “mouse.” 1. Father of king in Edom (Genesis 36:38 ). 2 . Man King Josiah commissioned to ask God the meaning of the Book of the Law found in the Temple. He and others commissioned obtained God's word from Huldah, the prophetess (2 Kings 22:12-14 ). 3 . Father of Elnathan, whom Jehoiakim sent to bring back prophet Uriah from Egypt to execute him (Jeremiah 26:22 ). Compare Jeremiah 36:12 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
A rat; bruising
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. An Edomite, the father of Baal-hanan. Genesis 36:38,39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:49 .
2. Son of Michaiah and servant of Josiah. 2 Kings 22:12,14 ; Jeremiah 26:22 ; Jeremiah 36:12 : called ABDON, the son of Micah, in 2 Chronicles 34:20 .
A king of Edom, son of Achbor
(Genesis 36:38,39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:49,50 )
The maternal grandfather of Jehoiachin, (2 Kings 24:8 ) the same with Elnathan the son of Achbor
- An early king of Edom (Genesis 36:38-39), son of Achbor
(‘mouse’ or ‘jerboa’)
- Son of Achbor
and father of Nehushta, Jehoiakim's queen: he begged Jehoiakim not to burn the sacred roll
- Father of king Jehoiakim's ready tool in evil, Elnathan (Jeremiah 26:22-23); Achbor
was, on the contrary, an instrument of good Josiah, to inquire the Lord's will from the prophetess Huldah
- A courtier of Josiah, 2 Chronicles 34:20 ; in 2 Kings 22:12 called Achbor
Son of Micah, a contemporary of Josiah, (2 Chronicles 34:20 ) called Achbor
in (2 Kings 22:12 ) (B
- The son of Achbor
, the chief of those sent to Egypt to fetch Uriah, who had offended Jehoiakim by his prophecy ( Jeremiah 26:22 ff
- He is called Achbor
in 2Kings 22:12
- Son of Micha, 2 Chronicles 34:20 : the same as Achbor
- Known in 2 Kings 22:12 as Achbor
or Acbor (NIV)
2 Chronicles 34:20; called Achbor
2 Kings 22:12
- Urijah, son of Shemaiah, of Kirjath Jearim, prophesied against Jerusalem and Judah in the name of Jehovah thereupon Jehoiakim sought to kill him; he fled to Egypt, but Jehoiakim sent Elnathan of Achbor
, and men with him, who brought Urijah back from Egypt, the Egyptian king allowing his vassal Jehoiakim to do so
- Names like Hezir (‘swine’), Achbor
(‘mouse’), Parosh (‘flea’) favour this explanation
- After having looked for it, I do not read that Shaphan the scribe rent his robe, nor Ahikam the son of Shaphan, nor Hilkiah the priest, nor Achbor
, nor Asahiah the servant of Josiah, nor Huldah the prophetess