Abda

Abda [N] [H] [S]

servant.

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

  • A Levite of the family of Jeduthun ( Nehemiah 11:17 ), also called Obadiah ( 1 Chronicles 9:16 ).

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

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    Bibliography Information

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

  • Abda [N] [E] [S]

    a servant; servitude
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Abda'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Abda. [N] [E] [H]

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

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Abda'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ABDA

    ab'-da (`abhda', perhaps, by abbreviation, "servant of Yahweh"):

    1. The father of Adoniram, King Solomon's superintendent of forced labor (1 Kings 4:6).
    2. A Levite mentioned in the statistical note in (Nehemiah 11:17). This "Abda the son of Shammua" is in the partly duplicate passage in (1 Chronicles 9:16) called "Obadiah the son of Shemaiah."

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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABDA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.