Adonikam

Adonikam [N] [H]

whom the Lord sets up, one of those "which came with Zerubbabel" ( Ezra 2:13 ). His "children," or retainers, to the number of 666, came up to Jerusalem ( 8:13 ).

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Bibliography Information

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

Adonikam [N] [E]

the Lord is raised
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

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

Adonikam, or Adonikam..

The sons of Adonikam, 666 in number, were among those who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:13 ; Nehemiah 7:18 ); 1Esd 5:14 (B.C. 506-410.) The name is given as ADONIJAH in ( Nehemiah 10:16 )


Bibliography Information

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

ADONIKAM

ad-o-ni'-kam ('adhoniqam, "my lord has risen up"):

The name of a family of the returning exiles (Ezra 2:13; Nehemiah 7:18). "The sons of Adonikam," men and women and children, numbered 666 according to the list as given in Ezr, but 667 according to the copy in Neh. Either included among these or in addition to them was the contingent that came with Ezr, "Ehphalet, Jeuel, and Shemaiah, and with them 60 males" (Ezra 8:13).


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