🔼The name Ahimoth in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Ahimoth
The name Ahimoth consists of two elements. The first part comes from the Hebrew word אח (ah), meaning brother:
The second part of the name Ahimoth comes from the grim root-verb מות (mut), meaning to die:
For a meaning of the name Ahimoth, BDB Theological Dictionary and NOBSE Study Bible Name List both read My Brother Is Death. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Brother Of Death.
But a Hebrew audience would probably interpret this name as Love To Kill, or perhaps Deadly Ally.