Achbor (Ak´bohr; Heb., “mouse”)

1 The father of the Edomite king Baal-hanan (Gen 36:38). 2 The son of Micaiah; he was one of those sent by Josiah to inquire of Hulda the prophetess concerning the significance of the book of the law discovered in the Temple (2Kgs 22:12-14). He is possibly the same person mentioned by Jeremiah (Jer 26:22); (Jer 36:12) as the father of Elnathan, a courtier of Jehoiakim.

Gen 36:38

38Shaul died, and Baal-hanan son of Achbor succeeded him as king.

2Kgs 22:12-14

12Then the king commanded the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Achbor son of Micaiah, Shaphan the secretary, and the king's servant Asaiah, saying,13“Go, ... View more

Jer 26:22

22Then King Jehoiakim sent Elnathan son of Achbor and men with him to Egypt,

Jer 36:12

12he went down to the king's house, into the secretary's chamber; and all the officials were sitting there: Elishama the secretary, Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Eln ... View more

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