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Ahijah (əhĪˈjə) [key], common name in the Bible, occasionally spelled Ahiah. 1 Prophet from Shiloh. 2 Priest in the time of Saul, perhaps the same as Ahimelech1. 3 One of David's captains. 4 Scribe. 5 Father of King Baasha. 6 Sealer of the covenant.

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