Abida [N]

or Abi'dah, father of knowledge; knowing, one of the five sons of Midian, who was the son of Abraham by Keturah ( 1 Chronicles 1:33 ), and apparently the chief of an Arab tribe.

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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.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

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

Abida, or Abidah

(father of knowledge ), a son of Midian. ( Genesis 25:4 ; 1 Chronicles 1:33 )

Bibliography Information

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


a-bi'-da ('abhidha`, "father of knowledge," or "my father knows"):

A son of Midian and grandson of Abraham and Keturah (Genesis 25:4; 1 Chronicles 1:33). Abidah in the King James Version in Gen.

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