Abijah (wife of Hezron)
Abiah • Abijah
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abijah (wife of Hezron)
7. (1 Ch. 2:24, RV); AV BIAH; RSV “his father”; NEB omits. In the AV and RV, the wife of Judah’s grandson Hezron, to whom was traced the origin of Tekoa. It is possible, however, that the name should be revocalized to give Heb. ’āḇîhu, “his father,” in apposition to Hezron, as in the RSV. Further
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Abiah [Uh-by-ah](Hebrew origin: God is my father)(1 Samuel 8:2). 11th century b.c. Abiah was the second-born son of the prophet Samuel. He and his brother Joel—also called Vashni (1 Chronicles 6:28)—were corrupt judges in Beersheba, who took bribes and perverted judgment. The behavior of the two brothers
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Abijah [uh-bῑ-juh] (אביה, “Yahweh Is My Father”) (1) the wife of Hezron (2) (1 Chron. 2:24) (2) a grandson of Benjamin (1) (1 Chron. 7:8) (3) younger son of Samuel; a corrupt judge (1 Sam. 8:2) (4) a descendant of Aaron; a priest in David’s sanctuary (1 Chron. 24:10) (5) king of Judah, 915–913 bce;
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ABIJAH uh-bi´juh [אֲבִיָּהʾaviyah]. 1. A son of Becher and the grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr 7:8).2. The daughter of MACHIR (1 Chr 2:21), she was the wife of HEZRON, a man from the tribe of Judah. After the death of Hezron in Caleb-ephrathah, Abijah gave birth to Ashhur, the father of Tekoa (1 Chr 2:24).