Ahitub

The origin of the name Ahitub is Hebrew

 

This is how Ahitub is written in Hebrew:

אֲחִיטוּב = Achiytuwb

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Ahitub is my brother is good (goodness).

 

Ahitub was the grandson of Eli, the father of Zadok the priest

 

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

1 Samuel 14:3 KJV
And Ahiah, the son of Ahitub, Ichabod’s brother, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the LORD’S priest in Shiloh, wearing an ephod. And the people knew not that Jonathan was gone.

1 Samuel 22:9 KJV
Then answered Doeg the Edomite, which was set over the servants of Saul, and said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob, to Ahimelech the son of Ahitub.

1 Samuel 22:11 KJV
Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father’s house, the priests that were in Nob: and they came all of them to the king.

1 Samuel 22:12 KJV
And Saul said, Hear now, thou son of Ahitub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord.

1 Samuel 22:20 KJV
And one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped, and fled after David.

2 Samuel 8:17 KJV
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Seraiah was the scribe;

1 Chronicles 6:7 KJV
Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

1 Chronicles 6:8 KJV
And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,

1 Chronicles 6:11 KJV
And Azariah begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

1 Chronicles 6:12 KJV
And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Shallum,

1 Chronicles 6:52 KJV
Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

1 Chronicles 9:11 KJV
And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;

1 Chronicles 18:16 KJV
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe;

Ezra 7:2 KJV
The son of Shallum, the son of Zadok, the son of Ahitub,

Nehemiah 11:11 KJV
Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, was the ruler of the house of God.