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Adna (exile)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adna, Exile
Adna, Descendant of Harim (עַדְנָא‎, adna'). The leader of the priestly family of Harim in the postexilic period when Joiakim, the son of Jeshua was the high priest (Neh 12:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adna (Person)
ADNA (PERSON) [Heb ʿadnāʾ (עַדְנָא‎)]. 1. A descendant of Pahathmoab and one of a number of returning exiles who married foreign women (Ezra 10:30). Under Ezra, Adna was subsequently forced by covenant to separate himself from his foreign wife and her children (Ezra 10:1–44 = 1 Esdr 8:88–9:36; see also
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adna
Adna. 1. Descendant of Pahath-moab who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:30).2. Priest under the high priest Joiakim who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Neh 12:15).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adna (exile)
2. A priest of the family of Harum, during the high-priesthood of Joiakim son of Jethua (Neh. 12:12–15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Adna
ADNA1. Descendant of Pahath-moab who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:30).2. Priest under the high priest Joiakim who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Neh 12:15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Adna
ADNA1. One of the men from Pahath-moab who was condemned by Ezra because of his marriage to a foreigner (Ezr 10:30).2. A priest who served during the high priesthood of Joiakim in the days of Nehemiah (Neh 12:15).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adna
Adna (Heb. ʿaḏnāʾ)1. A son of Pahath-moab; one of those ordered to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:30).2. A priest of the family of Harim who returned with Zerubbabel from exile (Neh. 12:15).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Adna
Ad´na (rest, pleasure).1. One of the family of Pahath-moab, who returned with Ezra and married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:30. (b.c. 459.)2. A priest, descendant of Harim in the days of Joiakim, the son of Jeshua. Neh. 12:15. (b.c. 500.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Adna
AD´NA (adʹnā; “pleasure”).1. An Israelite of the family of Pahath-moab, who divorced his Gentile wife after the captivity (Ezra 10:30).2. A chief priest, son of Harim, and contemporary with Joiakim (Neh. 12:15), about 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Adna
ADNA [AD nuh] (pleasure) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Pahath–Moab who divorced his pagan wife (Ezra 10:30).2. A priest who returned from the Captivity in the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:12, 15).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ADNA
ADNA<ad’-na> ( עַדַנָא‎ [̀adhna’], “pleasure”; [Αἰδαινέ, Aidaine]):1. An Israelite in Ezra’s time who, having married a foreign wife, divorced her. He belonged to Pahath-moab (Ezra 10:30).2. A priest of the family of Harum, during the high-priesthood of Joiakim son of Jethua (Nehemiah 12:12-15).
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