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Adnah (commander for Jehoshaphat)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adnah
Adnah the Commander (עַדְנָה‎, adnah). A commander of 300,000 troops in Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr 17:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adnah (Person)
ADNAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿadnaḥ (עַדְנַח‎); ʿadnâ (עַדְנָה‎)]. 1. One of seven military leaders from the tribe of Manasseh who defected from King Saul’s troops to serve David (1 Chr 12:21—Eng 12:20) prior to the confrontation with the Philistines in which Saul died (1 Samuel 31). The wary Philistines did
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adnah
Adnah. 1. Captain from Manasseh’s tribe who left Saul to join David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).2. General under King Jehoshaphat of Judah (2 Chr 17:14).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adnah
2. [Heb. ‘aḏnâ]. An officer of high rank, perhaps the commander-in-chief of Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Ch. 17:14).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Adnah
ADNAH1. Captain from Manasseh’s tribe who left Saul to join David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).2. General under King Jehoshaphat of Judah (2 Chr 17:14).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Adnah
ADNAH1. When it was learned that the Philistines refused to allow David and his force to join them against Saul, some of Saul’s own men deserted him and joined David at Ziklag. One of these was a captain named Adnah (1 Chr 12:20).2. One of the captains under Jehoshaphat (2 Chr 17:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adnah
Adnah (Heb. ʿaḏnāḥ, ʿaḏnâ)1. A “chief of thousands” from the tribe of Manasseh who deserted Saul and came to aid David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20 [MT 21]).2. A high officer, perhaps commander, under King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:14). He was of the tribe of Judah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Adnah
Ad´nah (pleasure).1. A Manassite who deserted from Saul and joined the fortunes of David on his road to Ziklag from the camp of the Philistines. He was captain of a thousand of his tribe, and fought at David’s side in the pursuit of the Amalekites. 1 Chron. 12:20. (b.c. 1054.)2. The captain of over
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Adnah
AD´NAH (adʹnāh; “pleasure”).1. One of the captains of the tribe of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:20), before 1000 b.c.2. A warrior of the tribe of Judah and principal general under Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 17:14), about 872–852 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Adnah
Adnahdelight. (1.) A chief of the tribe of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20). (2.) A general under Jehoshaphat, chief over 300,000 men (2 Chr. 17:14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Adnah
ADNAH [AD nuh] (pleasure) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A warrior of the tribe of Manasseh who joined David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20).2. A man of high military rank in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr. 17:14).