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Abi (mother of Hezekiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abi, Daughter of Zechariah
Abi, Daughter of Zechariah (אֲבִי‎, aviy; אֲבִיָּה‎, aviyyah). The wife of Ahaz and mother of King Hezekiah of Judah (2 Kgs 18:2). Elsewhere she is called Abijah (2 Chr 29:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abi (Person)
ABI (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂ (אֲבִי)]. Var. ABIJAH. Wife of Ahaz, king of Judah, and mother of Hezekiah (2 Kgs 18:2 = 2 Chr 29:1). Abi’s name appears in the regnal formula of her son, Hezekiah. She is the daughter of Zechariah, whose place of origin is unknown. In the Chronicler’s parallel account she is
Abijah (Person)
ABIJAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂yâ (אֲבִיָּה)]. Var. ABIJAM; ABI. 1. According to the MT, a man from the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 7:6, 8). He was the grandson of Benjamin, being the son of Becher who was Benjamin’s son. But some scholars are suspicious of the text of 1 Chr 7:6a. Curtis and Madsen (Chronicles
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abi
Abi. Shortened form of Abijah, the name of the mother of Judah’s King Hezekiah (2 Kgs 18:2).See Abijah #4.
Abia
Abia. 1. kjv rendering of Abijam, Rehoboam’s son and king of Judah, in 1 Chronicles 3:10 and Matthew 1:7.See Abijam.2. kjv rendering of Abijah in Luke 1:5.See Abijah #6.
Abiah
Abiah. 1. kjv translation for Abijah, Samuel’s son, in 1 Samuel 8:2 and 1 Chronicles 6:28.See Abijah #1.2. kjv translation of a Hebrew word in 1 Chronicles 2:24 which renders it as a proper name referring to the wife of Hezron. Most modern translations render it “his father”: “Caleb went in to Ephrathah,
Abijah
Abijah. 1. Samuel’s second son who, with his elder brother Joel, was a corrupt judge in Beersheba. Because of the corruption, Israel’s leaders asked to be ruled instead by a king (1 Sm 8:2; 1 Chr 6:28, kjv Abiah).2. Son of Jeroboam I of the northern kingdom of Israel. The boy’s illness impelled his
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abi
Abi āʹbī [Heb. aḇî]. The name of the mother of King Hezekiah, as given in 2 K. 18:2. It is no doubt a contraction of Abijah, found in the parallel passage 2 Ch. 29:1. The spelling in the oldest version seems to indicate that aḇî is not a copyist’s error, but a genuine contracted form. She
Abi
8. The mother of King Hezekiah (2 Ch. 29:1), called Abi in 2 K. 18:2.W. J. BeecherD. F. Payne
Abijah
Abijah ə-bīʹjə [Heb. aḇîyâ, aḇîyāhû (2 Ch. 13:20f)—‘my father is Yahweh’ or ‘Yahweh is father’; Gk. Abia]; AV NT ABIA (Mt. 1:7; Lk. 1:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abi
ABI* Shortened form of Abijah, the name of the mother of Judah’s King Hezekiah (2 Kgs 18:2). See Abijah #4.
Abia
ABIA*1. kjv rendering of Abijam, Rehoboam’s son and king of Judah, in 1 Chronicles 3:10 and Matthew 1:7. See Abijam.2. kjv rendering of Abijah in Luke 1:5. See Abijah #6.
Abiah
ABIAH*1. kjv translation for Abijah, Samuel’s son, in 1 Samuel 8:2 and 1 Chronicles 6:28. See Abijah #1.2. kjv translation of a Hebrew word in 1 Chronicles 2:24, which renders it as a proper name referring to the wife of Hezron. Most modern translations render it “his father”: “Caleb went in to Ephrathah,
Abijah
ABIJAH1. Samuel’s second son who, with his older brother, Joel, was a corrupt judge in Beersheba. Because of the corruption, Israel’s leaders demanded to be ruled instead by a king (1 Sm 8:2; 1 Chr 6:28).2. Son of Jeroboam I of the northern kingdom of Israel. The boy’s illness impelled his family to
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abijah
Abijah (uh-bi´juh; Heb., “the Lord is my father”).1 The son of Samuel, who served as judge in Beer-sheba (1 Sam. 8:2).2 The king of Judah ca. 915–913 bce, referred to as Abijam in 1 Kings. He was the son of Rehoboam; his mother is variously identified as Maacah, the daughter of Absalom (2 Chron. 11:20)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abi
ABI. In (2 Kgs 18:2) Abi is cited as the name of the mother of Hezekiah, king of Judah. She is alternately called Abijah (q.v.) as in (2 Chr 29:1).
Abia
ABIA1. Grandson of Solomon through Rehoboam, father of Asa (1 Chr 3:10; Mt 1:7).2. Descendant of Aaron, who was head of the eighth division of David’s priestly order (1 Chr 24:10, “Abijah”). Zaracharias, father of John the Baptist, belonged to this division (Lk 1:15). See Abijah.
Abiah
ABIAH. Variant form of Abijah (q.v.).1. The second son of Samuel who was appointed judge of Beer-sheba, whose conduct hastened Israel’s demand for a king like other nations (1 Sam 8:2–5; 1 Chr 6:28).2. The wife of Hezron (1 Chr 2:24).3. One of the sons of Becher and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr 7:6,
Abijah
ABIJAH1. A son of Jeroboam I, king of Israel. When the boy was gravely ill, Jeroboam sent his wife in disguise to appeal to the prophet Ahijah. The prophet, warned by God, told her that for the sin and apostasy of Jeroboam God’s judgment would sweep his descendants away, and as for Abijah, “when thy
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Abijah
ABIJAH (Heb. ’abîyâ, ‘my father is Yahweh’, or ‘Yahweh is father’). A name borne by several men and women in the OT. Chief among them are the second son of Samuel (1 Sa. 8:2; 1 Ch. 6:28), a descendant of Eleazar who gave his name to the eighth of the twenty-four courses of priests (1 Ch. 24:10ff.;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abi
Abi (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂) (also ABIJAH)The wife of Ahaz and mother of Hezekiah (2 Kgs. 18:2). The name is a shortened form of Abijah (5) (2 Chr. 29:1).
Abijah
Abijah (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂yâ) (also ABI, ABIJAM)1. The second son of Samuel, who served (together with his brother, Joel) as a judge in Beer-sheba and was corrupted by duplicity (1 Sam. 8:2–3; 1 Chr. 6:13 [MT 28]).2. The son of Jeroboam I, king of Israel. When he fell ill, he sent his wife in disguise to
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abi
Abi [āˊbī] (Heb. ˓aḇî “my father”). An abbreviation of the name of Abijah, the mother of Hezekiah (2 Kgs. 18:2).See Abijah 6.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Abijah
ABIJAH (Hebrew, “Yahweh is my father”)1. The king of Judah (ca. 913–911 b.c.), the son and successor of King Rehoboam (2 Chr 13:2); also called Abijam in 1 Kgs 15. His brief reign is judged harshly in 1 Kgs 15:1–8, owing probably to his religious habits (see 1 Kgs 15:3–5), but the author of Chronicles
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abi
A´bi, mother of King Hezekiah, 2 Kings 18:2; written Abijah in 2 Chron. 29:1.
Abia
Abi´a, Abi´ah, or Abi´jah.1. Son of Becher, the son of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 7:8.2. Wife of Hezron. 1 Chron. 2:24.3. Second son of Samuel. 1 Sam. 8:2; 1 Chron. 7:28.4. The son of Rehoboam. 1 Chron. 3:10; Matt. 1:7. See Abijah, 1.5. Mother of King Hezekiah. [Abi.]6. Same as Abijah, 4.
Abijah
Abi´jah or Abi´jam (my father is Jerhovah).1. Son and successor of Rehoboam on the throne of Judah. 1 Kings 14:21; 2 Chron. 12:16. He is called Abijah in Chronicles, Abijam in Kings. He began to reign b.c. 959, and reigned three years. He endeavored to recover the kingdom of the Ten Tribes, and made
See also
Relatives
Zechariah Father
Hezekiah Son
Manasseh Grandson