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Ahithophel

Ahithophel (əhĬth´əfĕl), in the Bible, David's counselor who joined with Absalom against David. He killed himself when Absalom ignored his counsel. He may have been the grandfather of Bath-sheba. The Vulgate form of the name is Achitophel.

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Achitophel

Achitophel (ākĬt´əfĕl), variant of Ahithophel.

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