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About Achiyah HaShiloni

Hebrew Name

אֲחִיָּה הַשִּׁילֹנִי

English Name

Achiyah HaShiloni

Phonetic Spelling

akhi-YAH ha-shee-lo-NEE
What does Achiyah HaShiloni mean?
“God is my brother”

וַֽיְהִי֙ בָּעֵ֣ת הַהִ֔יא וְיָרׇבְעָ֖ם יָצָ֣א מִירוּשָׁלָ֑͏ִם וַיִּמְצָ֣א אֹת֡וֹ אֲחִיָּה֩ הַשִּׁילֹנִ֨י הַנָּבִ֜יא בַּדֶּ֗רֶךְ וְה֤וּא מִתְכַּסֶּה֙ בְּשַׂלְמָ֣ה חֲדָשָׁ֔ה וּשְׁנֵיהֶ֥ם לְבַדָּ֖ם בַּשָּׂדֶֽה׃

During that time Yerovam went out of Yerushalayim and the Navi Achiya of Shilo met him on the way. He had put on a new robe; and when the two were alone in the open country,

vai-HI, ba-ET ha-HEE, va-yar-BO-am ya-TZA mi-y'-ru-sha-LAM, va-yim-TZA o-TO a-khi-YA ha-shi-LO-nee ha-na-VEE ba-DE-rekh, v'-HU mit-ka-SEH b'-sal-MAH kha-da-SHAH, u-sh'-NE-hem l'-va-DAM ba-sa-DEH

1 Kings 11:29

Description about Achiyah HaShiloni
Ahijah was a Levite prophet from the town of Shiloh best known for his activities during the reigns of King Solomon and Jeroboam.
Attribute of Achiyah HaShiloni
Devoted, honest, studious, longevity.
Where is Achiyah HaShiloni in the Bible?
1 Kings 11:29-41; 1 Kings 14:2–18; 2 Chronicles 9:29
What did Achiyah HaShiloni do in the Bible?
Even though Ahijah was born in Egypt and was a student of Moses, he is only introduced in the Bible as a prophet in the times of King Solomon (as such, he lived a very long time). He prophesied about the split of the tribes of Israel into two kingdoms - the Northern and Southern kingdoms. Later, he prophesied that Jeroboam’s family would be completely destroyed, and that the tribes of the Northern Kingdom would eventually be exiled. At the end of his extremely long life, Ahijah was the teacher of Elijah the Prophet.
What does the Bible say about Achiyah HaShiloni?
Studious, Honest

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