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Abinadab (governor)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
One of Solomon’s 12 governors who were each responsible for providing a month’s provisions for Solomon’s household every year (1 Kgs 4:7). Ben-Abinadab was also the husband of Solomon’s daughter Taphath (1 Kgs 4:11). His territory was in the vicinity of Dor.
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Abinadab
Ben-Abinadab (בֵּן אֲבִינָדָב‎, ben avinadav). One of Solomon’s 12 governors who were each responsible for providing a month’s provisions for Solomon’s household every year (1 Kgs 4:7). Ben-Abinadab was also the husband of Solomon’s daughter Taphath (1 Kgs 4:11). His territory was in the vicinity of Dor.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abinadab (Person)
ABINADAB (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂nādāb (אֲבִינָדָב)]. The name of three individuals. It means “my father is noble.”1. The father of Eleazar, Uzzah, and possibly Ahio, if the latter is a proper name and not a reference to Eleazar “his brother” (1 Sam 7:1; 2 Sam 6:3, 4; 1 Chr 13:7). The men of the Gibeonite
Ben-Abinadab (Person)
BEN-ABINADAB (PERSON) [Heb ben-ʾabı̂nādāb (בֶּן־אַבִינָדָב)]. A Solomonic prefect responsible for supplying provisions for the court for one month per year from the area of Naphath-dor; also the husband of Solomon’s daughter Taphath (1 Kgs 4:11). Ben-abinadab’s territory included the area of the Sharon
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abinadab
Abinadab. 1. Resident of Kiriath-jearim to whose home the ark of God was brought on its return by the Philistines (1 Sm 6:21–7:2).2. Jesse’s second son, and brother of David (1 Sm 16:8; 17:13; 1 Chr 2:13). This Abinadab served in Saul’s army for part of the Philistine war.3. kjv form of Ben-abinadab,
Ben-abinadab
Ben-abinadab. One of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. His administrative district comprised the area around Naphath-dor, the coastal city south of Mt Carmel (1 Kgs 4:11, kjv son of Abinadab). The name means “son of Abinadab,” and probably indicates that Ben-abinadab
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Abinadab
Ben-Abinadab ben-ə-binʹə-dab [Heb. ben-’aḇînāḏāḇ—‘son of Abinadab’]; AV SON OF ABINADAB. One of the twelve officers of Solomon who provided for the king and his household, each for a month in the year (1 K. 4:11). His district was the region of Naphath-dor. On the AV rendering, “the son of Abinadab,”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abinadab
ABINADAB1. Resident of Kiriath-jearim to whose home the ark of God was brought on its return by the Philistines (1 Sm 6:21–7:2).2. Jesse’s second son, and brother of David (1 Sm 16:8; 17:13; 1 Chr 2:13). This Abinadab served in Saul’s army for part of the Philistine war.3. kjv form of Ben-abinadab,
Ben-Abinadab
BEN-ABINADAB One of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. His administrative district comprised the area around Naphath-dor, the coastal city south of Mt Carmel (1 Kgs 4:11). The name means “son of Abinadab” and probably indicates that Ben-abinadab was the son of Solomon’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abinadab
Abinadab (uh-bin´uh-dab; Heb., “father of generosity”).1 A prominent man from Kireath-jearim, who had custody of the ark after its return from the Philistines until David moved it to Jerusalem (1 Sam. 7:1; 1 Chron. 13:7).2 The second son of Jesse (1 Sam. 16:8; 17:13; 1 Chron. 2:13).3 The fourth son
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abinadab
ABINADAB1. An older brother of David (1 Sam 16:8; 17:13).2. A son of Saul who died with him in the battle of Gilboa (1 Sam 31:2; 1 Chr 8:33; 9:39; 10:2). He is also called Ishui in (1 Sam 14:49).3. The best known personage who bore this name was the man of Kirjath-jearim in whose house the ark of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abinadab
Abinadab (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂nādāḇ)1. The father of Eleazer. 1 Sam. 7:1 reports that men from Kiriath-jearim moved the ark from Beth-shemesh to the “house of Abinadab” where the newly consecrated son of Abinadab, Eleazar, took responsibility for the ark. Abinadab was also the father of Uzzah and possibly
Ben-Abinadab
Ben-Abinadab (Heb. ben-ʾăḇɩ̂nāḏāḇ)An administrator of the Naphath-dor region supplying royal provision one month per year. He married Solomon’s daughter Taphath (1 Kgs. 4:11).William D. Matherly
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Abinadab
Ben-Abinadab [bĕnˊə bĭnˊə dăb] (Heb. ben-˒aḇînāḏāḇ “son of Abinadab”). The son-in-law of Solomon who was made an officer over Naphath-dor (1 Kgs. 4:11; KJV, JB, NIV “son of Abinadab”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Abinadab
ABINADAB (Hebrew, “my father is noble”)1. In 1 Sam 7:1, a man from Kiriath-jearim whose house was used to store the ark of the covenant after it had been recovered from the Philistines and brought from Beth-shemesh. His son, Eleazar, was consecrated and given responsibility for the ark.2. The second
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abinadab
Abin´adab1. A Levite, a native of Kirjath-jearim, in whose house the ark remained 20 years. 1 Sam. 7:1, 2; 1 Chron. 13:7. (b.c. 1124.)2. Second son of Jesse, who followed Saul to his war against the Philistines. 1 Sam. 16:8; 17:13. (b.c. 1063.)3. A son of Saul, who was clain with his brothers at the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Abinadab
ABIN´ADAB (a-binʹa-dab; “father is noble”).1. A Levite of Kiriath-jearim (or Kiriath Jearim, NIV) in whose house the Ark was deposited after it was returned by the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1; 2 Sam. 6:3–4; 1 Chron. 13:7); before 1030 b.c.2. The second of the eight sons of Jesse (1 Sam. 17:13; 1 Chron.
Ben-Abinadab
BEN-ABIN´ADAB (ben-a-binʹa-dab). One of Solomon’s district governors, who ruled over the district of Dor (1 Kings 4:11).
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Relatives
Solomon Father-In-Law
Taphath Wife
Roles