Adnah

Adnah [N] [H] [S]

delight.

  • A chief of the tribe of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ).
  • A general under Jehoshaphat, chief over 300,000 men ( 2 Chronicles 17:14 ).

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

  • Adnah [N] [E] [S]

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

    Adnah [N] [E] [H]

    (pleasure ).

    1. A Manassite who deserted from Saul and joined the fortunes of David on his road to Ziklag from the camp of the Philistines. He was captain of a thousand of his tribe, and fought at Davids side in the pursuit of the Amalekites. ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ) (B.C. 1054.)
    2. The captain of over 300,000 men of Judah who were in Jehoshaphats army. ( 2 Chronicles 17:14 ) (B.C. 908.)

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [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 'Adnah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ADNAH

    ad'-na (`adhnach, "pleasure"; Edna):

    (1) A warrior of the tribe of Manasseh, who deserted Saul and joined David's forces at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20,21)

    (2) An officer of high rank, perhaps the commander-in-chief of Jehoshaphat's army (2 Chronicles 17:14). Here the spelling in Hebrew is `adhnah.


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