Abihu

The origin of the name Abihu is Hebrew

 

This is how Abihu is written in Hebrew

 

אֲבִיהוּא = Abiyhuw

 

The meaning of the name Abihu is: he is (my) father

 

Abihu was a son of Aaron destroyed for sacrificing strange fire to God

 

The name Abihu appears in the bible in the following verses:

 

Exodus 6:23 KJV
And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Exodus 24:1 KJV
And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship ye afar off.

Exodus 24:9 KJV
Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), and seventy of the elders of Israel:

Exodus 28:1 KJV
And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office, even Aaron, Nadab and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.

Leviticus 10:1 KJV
And Nadab and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.

Numbers 3:2 KJV
And these are the names of the sons of Aaron; Nadab the firstborn, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Numbers 3:4 KJV
And Nadab and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu) died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest’s office in the sight of Aaron their father.

Numbers 26:60 KJV
And unto Aaron was born Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Numbers 26:61 KJV
And Nadab and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu) died, when they offered strange fire before the LORD.

1 Chronicles 6:3 KJV
And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of Aaron; Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar, and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:1 KJV
Now these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu), Eleazar, and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:2 KJV
But Nadab and אֲבִיהוּא (Abihu) died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest’s office.