a system whereby students are separated into different groups or classes according to test scores or relative scholastic ability, as to assure that gifted students are not inhibited by slower learners.
abim American Board of Internal Medicine Historical Examples Doeg, Saul’s herdsman, who told him that the priest abim’elech. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
abimael father of Mael, one of the sons or descendants of Joktan, in Northern Arabia (Gen. 10:28; 1 Chr. 1:22).
a king of Gerar, who made a peace agreement with Abraham. Gen. 20, 21. a son of Gideon, who made a violent but futile attempt to become king of Shechem. Judges 8, 9. Historical Examples Probably the millstone which crushed the head of Abimelech at Thebez (Judges 9:53) was the upper stone of a saddle […]
abinadab father of nobleness; i.e., “noble.” (1.) A Levite of Kirjath-jearim, in whose house the ark of the covenant was deposited after having been brought back from the land of the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1). It remained there twenty years, till it was at length removed by David (1 Sam. 7:1,2; 1 Chr. 13:7). (2.) […]