ab'-da (`abhda', perhaps, by abbreviation, "servant of Yahweh"):
- The father of Adoniram, King Solomon's superintendent of forced labor (1 Kings 4:6).
- 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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