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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abi
Abi āʹbī [Heb. aḇî—‘father’]. The first element of several Hebrew names. The Heb. ’āḇ, “father,” and ’āḥ, “brother,” are used in forming names, both at the beginning and at the end of words, e.g., Abram (“exalted one”), Joah (“Jehovah is brother”), Ahab (“father’s brother”). At the beginning
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Abi
A´BI (ăbī; an old construct form of “father of”). Forms the first part of several Heb. proper names.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABI (2)
ABI (2)<a’-bi>, in the composition of names ( אֲבִי‎ [’abhi], “father”): The Hebrew words [’abh], “father,” and [’ach], “brother,” are used in the forming of names, both at the beginning and at the end of words, e.g. Abram (“exalted one”), Joah (“Yahweh is brother”), Ahab (“father’s brother”).
AB (1)
AB (1)( אָב or אַב‎ [’abh], the Hebrew and Aramaic word for “father”): It is a very common word in the Old Testament; this article notes only certain uses of it. It is used both in the singular and in the plural to denote a grandfather or more remote ancestors (e.g. Jeremiah 35:16, 15). The father
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Abi
Abi [Ay-bi](Hebrew origin: My father)(2 Kings 18:2). 8th century b.c. Abi, daughter of Zechariah, was the wife of King Ahaz of Judah and the mother of his successor, King Hezekiah. She is also called Abijah (2 Chronicles 29:1).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Abi
ABI (Āʹ bī) or ABIJAH (NIV) Personal name meaning “my father.” Mother of King Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:2). “Abi” was shortened from “Abijah.”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Abi
Abi ay′bi (אֲבִיH23, “my father,” short form of אֲבִיָּהH31, “[my] father is Yahweh”; see Abijah). The mother of King Hezekiah, spoken of also as the daughter of a certain Zechariah (2 Ki. 18:2 [NIV, “Abijah”; cf. 2 Chr. 29:1]). The form Abi is also used in the composition of many Hebrew names with
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Abi (2)
ABI, āʹbī, in the composition of names (אֲבִי‎, ’ăbhī, “father”): The Heb words ’ābh, “father,” and ’āḥ, “brother,” are used in the forming of names, both at the beginning and at the end of words, e.g. Abram (“exalted one”), Joah (“Jehovah is brother”), Ahab (“father’s brother”). At the beginning
Ab (1)
AB (אָב or אַב‎, ’ābh or ’abh, the Heb and Aram. word for “father”): It is a very common word in the OT; this art. notes only certain uses of it. It is used both in the singular and in the plural to denote a grandfather or more remote ancestors (e.g. Jer 35:16, 15). The father of a people or tribe is
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ABI
ABI ay´bi [אָבִיʾavi]. Means “My father.” Shortened form of Abijah (2 Kgs 18:2; compare 2 Chr 29:1).