Abda (son of Shammua)
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ABDA (PERSON) [Heb ʿabdāʾ (עַבְדָּא)]. 1. The father of Adoniram (1 Kgs 4:6), an official in charge of forced labor during King Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 5:27—Eng 5:14). Abda appears in a list of Solomon’s high officials (1 Kgs 4:1–6).2. The son of Shammua, and descendant of Jeduthun, one of 284 Levites
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Obadiah (Heb. ʿōḇaḏyâ, ʿōḇaḏyāhû)1. The steward or manager in charge of King Ahab’s household (1 Kgs. 18:3–16) who supervised Ahab’s estate and probably was responsible for royal trade and mining. As a devout worshipper of Yahweh, he hid 100 prophets of Yahweh during Jezebel’s pogram and, at
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abda [ăbˊdə] (Heb. ˓aḇda˒, perhaps abbreviation for “servant of Yahweh”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ABDA [AB dah] (servant or worshiper) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. The father of Adoniram, Solomon’s officer in charge of the labor force (1 Kin. 4:6).2. A chief Levite, the son of Shammua, who lived in Jerusalem after the Captivity (Neh. 11:17). He is also called Obadiah (1 Chr. 9:16).