a young maiden brought to David in his old age as a nurse and companion. I Kings 1:1–4.
father of (i.e., “given to”) error, a young woman of Shunem, distinguished for her beauty. She was chosen to minister to David in his old age. She became his wife (1 Kings 1:3,4,15). After David’s death Adonijah persuaded Bathsheba, Solomon’s mother, to entreat the king to permit him to marry Abishag. Solomon suspected in this request an aspiration to the throne, and therefore caused him to be put to death (1 Kings 2:17-25).
abishua father of welfare; i.e., “fortunate.” (1.) The grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:4). (2.) The son of Phinehas the high priest (1 Chr. 6:4,5,50; Ezra 7:5).
abishur father of the wall; i.e., “mason”, one of the two sons of Shammai of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:28,29).
abital father of dew; i.e., “fresh”, David’s fifth wife (2 Sam. 3:4).
a lake in E Ontario and W Quebec, Canada. 369 sq. mi. (956 sq. km). a river flowing N from this lake. 340 miles (547 km) long.