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Hadad

Hadad [N] [B] [H] [S]

Adod, brave(?), the name of a Syrian god.

  • An Edomite king who defeated the Midianites ( Genesis 36:35 ; 1 Chronicles 1:46 ).

  • Another Edomite king ( 1 Chronicles 1:50 1 Chronicles 1:51 ), called also Hadar ( Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:51 ).

  • One of "the king's seed in Edom." He fled into Egypt, where he married the sister of Pharaoh's wife ( 1 Kings 11:14-22 ). He became one of Solomon's adversaries.

    Hadad, sharp, (a different name in Hebrew from the preceding), one of the sons of Ishmael ( 1 Chronicles 1:30 ). Called also Hadar ( Genesis 25:15 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hadad". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .