father of might. (1.) Num. 3:35. (2.) 1 Chr. 2:29. (3.) 1 Chr. 5:14. (4.) The second wife of King Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:18), a descendant of Eliab, David’s eldest brother. (5.) The father of Esther and uncle of Mordecai (Esther 2:15).
a son of Aaron who, with Nadab, was destroyed by fire from heaven for disobeying the Lord. Lev. 10:1–5. Historical Examples The punishment of Nadab and Abihu by death for offering “strange fire” (x. 1-5) forms a natural sequel to chap. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various No one can imagine that […]
abihud father (i.e., “possessor”) of renown. (1.) One of the sons of Bela, the son of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:3); called also Ahihud (ver. 7). (2.) A descendant of Zerubbabel and father of Eliakim (Matt. 1:13, “Abiud”); called also Juda (Luke 3:26), and Obadiah (1 Chr. 3:21).
abijah father (i.e., “possessor or worshipper”) of Jehovah. (1.) 1 Chr. 7:8. (2.) 1 Chr. 2:24. (3.) The second son of Samuel (1 Sam. 8:2; 1 Chr. 6:28). His conduct, along with that of his brother, as a judge in Beer-sheba, to which office his father had appointed him, led to popular discontent, and ultimately […]
abijam father of the sea; i.e., “seaman” the name always used in Kings of the king of Judah, the son of Rehoboam, elsewhere called Abijah (1 Kings 15:1,7,8). (See ABIJAH ØT0000036, 5.) Historical Examples The reign of his son abijam (960–958) passed in a like manner. History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich […]
a city in central Texas. Contemporary Examples I went to Abilene and in the course of the day spent some time with Jim Cannon, who was a Rockefeller aide for a number of years. This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art Scott Porch November 18, 2014 I especially love the relationship between the girl narrator, […]