Hepher the Mekerathite, Ahijah the Pelonite,
I will not die, but live, and I will proclaim what the Lord has done. 1
Leave your orphans behind and I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me.” 1
But Rebekah’s 1 brother and her mother replied, “Let the girl stay with us a few more days, perhaps ten. Then she can go.”
and he grabbed the robe 1 and tore it into twelve pieces.
I will make Ahab’s dynasty 1 like those of Jeroboam son of Nebat and Baasha son of Ahijah.
Her brother Absalom said to her, “Was Amnon your brother with you? Now be quiet, my sister. He is your brother. Don’t take it so seriously!” 1 Tamar, devastated, lived in the house of her brother Absalom.
Baasha son of Ahijah, from the tribe of Issachar, conspired against Nadab 1 and assassinated him in Gibbethon, which was in Philistine territory. This happened while Nadab and all the Israelite army were besieging Gibbethon.
So the young spies went and brought out Rahab, her father, mother, brothers, and all who belonged to her. They brought out her whole family and took them to a place outside 1 the Israelite camp.
Then Amnon said to Tamar, “Bring the cakes into the bedroom; then I will eat from your hand.” So Tamar took the cakes that she had prepared and brought them to her brother Amnon in the bedroom.
At that time, when Jeroboam had left Jerusalem, the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite met him on the road; the two of them were alone in the open country. Ahijah 1 was wearing a brand new robe,