father of nobleness; i.e., "noble."
father of a vow
a-bin'-a-dab ('abhinadhabh, "father of willingness," or, "my father is willing." This is according to the ordinary usage of the second word in the name--"willing" rather than "munificent" or "noble"):
About a century later, according to the Bible numbers, David went with great pomp to Kiriath-jearim, otherwise known as Baalah or Baale-judah, to bring the ark from Kiriath-jearim, out of the house of Abinadab in the hill (or, in Gibeah), and place it in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 13; 2 Samuel 6). The new cart was driven by two descendants of Abinadab. There may or may not have been another Abinadab then living, the head of the house.
Willis J. Beecher
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