Archite (Ahr´kit)

1 Identification given to Hushai, adviser to David (2Sam 15:32; 2Sam 16:16; 2Sam 17:5; 2Sam 17:14; 1Chr 27:33). Hushai spied on Absalom and the priests Zadok and Abiathar. 2 A territory associated with Ataroth, a boundary location between Benjamin and Ephraim (Josh 16:2), possibly identical with Ataroth-addar (Josh 16:5).

2Sam 15:32

Hushai Becomes David's Spy
32When David came to the summit, where God was worshiped, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat torn and earth on his hea ... View more

2Sam 16:16

16When Hushai the Archite, David's friend, came to Absalom, Hushai said to Absalom, “Long live the king! Long live the king!”

2Sam 17:5

The Counsel of Hushai
5Then Absalom said, “Call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear too what he has to say.”

2Sam 17:14

14Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had ordained to defeat the ... View more

1Chr 27:33

33Ahithophel was the king's counselor, and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.

Josh 16:2

2then going from Bethel to Luz, it passes along to Ataroth, the territory of the Archites;

Josh 16:5

5The territory of the Ephraimites by their families was as follows: the boundary of their inheritance on the east was Ataroth-addar as far as Upper Beth-horon,

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