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.) […]
a town in S Oxfordshire, in S England, on the Thames: site of Benedictine abbey founded 7th century a.d. Historical Examples Mr. Abingdon was out of town, and Philip might need some one he could trust to obey his instructions in London. The King of Diamonds Louis Tracy For which loss the brethren were greatly […]
a town in SE Pennsylvania. a city in SE Massachusetts. Contemporary Examples In Northampton an 18-year-old man has been charged for urging 140 people to bring “bats and weapons” to Abington Park over BBM. Caught Red-Thumbed Josh Dzieza August 12, 2011 Historical Examples I should think you might see a good deal of her over […]
the father of Barak. Judges 4:6; 12; 5:1. Historical Examples After an apostrophe to Deborah and Barak, the son of Abinoam, the meeting of the clans is vividly portrayed. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10 Various Cyril goes down greater than Barak the son of Abinoam, not with ten, but with thirty thousand […]