Abdi (father of Kushaiah)
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ABDI (PERSON) [Heb ʿabdı̂ (עַבְדִּי)]. 1. A Levite of the clan of Merari, and father of Kishi and grandfather of Ethan (1 Chr 6:29—Eng 6:44). His name appears in an extended genealogy listing Levi’s descendants (1 Chronicles 1–9). Abdi’s son Kishi (Heb qyšy) is probably the Kushaiah (Heb qwšyhw) of 1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abdi (Heb. ʿaḇdɩ̂)1. A Levite of the family of Merari. He was the grandfather of Ethan, a temple singer during the days of David (1 Chr. 6:44 [MT 29]).2. The father of the Levite Kish, a contemporary of King Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:12).3. An Israelite who had to divorce his foreign wife during the ministry
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abdi [ăbˊdī] (Heb. ˓aḇdî, probably abbreviation for “servant of Yahweh”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ABDI [AB dih] (servant of the Lord) — the name of two or three men in the Old Testament:1. A Levite of the family of Merari; he was the son of Malluch and the father of Kishi (1 Chr. 6:44).2. A Levite contemporary with Hezekiah king of Judah (2 Chr. 29:12). This person may be the same as Abdi No. 1.