(friend of Jehovah).
Son of Ahitub, grandson of Phinehas and great-grandson of Eli, succeeded his father as high priest in the reign of Saul. (1 Samuel 14:3,18) Ahiah is probably the same person as Ahimelech the son of Ahitub. (B.C. 980.)
* See other occurrences of the same term: Ahiah | Ahijah.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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