Ahiezer

AHIEZER (ā-hī-ē' zêr, Heb. ’ahî‘ezer, brother of help)

The head of the tribe of Dan in the wilderness (Num.1.12; Num.2.25; Num.7.66).A Gibeonite who joined David at Ziklag (1Chr.12.3).


AHIEZER ā’ hī ē’ zər (אֲחִיעֶ֖זֶר, brother is help). 1. Son of Ammishaddai; in the time of Moses he represented the tribe of Dan on a number of important occasions (Num 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).

2. A leading archer from the tribe of Benjamin who left Saul and joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron 12:3).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(’achi`ezer, "brother is help"):

(1) A son of Ammishaddai, a Danite prince, who acted as representative of his tribe on several occasions. (See Nu 1:12; 2:25; 7:66,71; 10:25.)

(2) One of the mighty men or warriors, who joined David at Ziklag when a furtive before Saul (1Ch 12:3).