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HEBREW: 5653 adbe `Abda'
NAVE: Abda
EBD: Abda
SMITH: ABDA
ISBE: ABDA
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Abda

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Abda: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
father of Adoniram, Solomon's forced labor boss
a Levite living in Jerusalem in Nehemiah's day

a servant; servitude

Hebrew

Strongs #05653: adbe `Abda'

Abda = "servant of Jehovah"

1) father of Adoniram
2) a Levite, son of Shammua; also called 'Obadiah'

5653 `Abda' ab-daw'

from 5647; work; Abda, the name of two Israelites:-Abda
see HEBREW for 05647

Abda [EBD]

servant. (1.) The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon set over the tribute (1 Kings 4:6); i.e., the forced labour (R.V., "levy").

(2.) A Levite of the family of Jeduthun (Neh. 11:17), also called Obadiah (1 Chr. 9:16).

Abda [NAVE]

ABDA, father of Adoniram, 1 Kin. 4:6.

ABDA [SMITH]

  1. Father of Adoniram. (1 Kings 4:6)
  2. Son of Shammua, (Nehemiah 11:17) called Obadiah in (1 Chronicles 9:16)

ABDA [ISBE]

ABDA - ab'-da (`abhda', perhaps, by abbreviation, "servant of Yahweh"): (1) The father of Adoniram, King Solomon's superintendent of forced labor (1 Ki 4:6). (2) A Levite mentioned in the statistical note in Neh (11:17). This "Abda the son of Shammua" is in the partly duplicate passage in 1 Ch (9:16) called "Obadiah the son of Shemaiah."




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