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Ben-Abinadab
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.
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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
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
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
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Abinadab
BEN-ABINADAB [BEN ah BIN uh dab] (son of Abinadab) — a son-in-law of King Solomon and one of the 12 officers who provided food for the king and his household (1 Kin. 4:11).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-ABINADAB
BEN-ABINADAB<ben-a-bin’-a-dab>, <ben-ab-i-na’-dab> (בֶּן־אֲבִינָדָב‎ [ben ’abhinadhabh], “son of Abinadab”): One of the “captains” of Solomon who provided for the king and his household, each for a month in the year (1 Kings 4:11). His district was the region of Dor. In the King James Version he
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Abinadab
BEN-ABINADAB (Bĕn-ȧ·bĭnʹ ȧ·dăb) Personal name meaning “son of Abinadab.” The district supervisor over Dor in charge of provisions for Solomon’s court one month a year. He married Solomon’s daughter, Taphath (1 Kings 4:11). KJV reads “son of Abinadab.”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Ben-Abinadab
Ben-Abinadab ben′uh-bin′uh-dab′ (בֶּנ־אֲבִינָדָבH1203, “son of Abinadab”). A son-in-law of Solomon and one of the twelve district governors who supplied provisions for the king and his household; he was in charge of the territory around the port city of Dor (1 Ki. 4:11; KJV, “The son of Abinadab”).
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