Abda

ABDA

ab'-da (`abhda', perhaps, by abbreviation, "servant of Yahweh"):

  1. The father of Adoniram, King Solomon's superintendent of forced labor (1 Kings 4:6).
  2. 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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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABDA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

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