Character Study on Abda

Character Study on Abda

1 Kings 4: And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.
Nehemiah 11: And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Abda
("a servant".) 1. 1 Kings 4:6.

2. Nehemiah 11:17; the Obadiah of 1 Chronicles 9:16, "the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer."

Holman Bible Dictionary - Abda
(ab' duh) Name meaning, “servant” for two men. 1. The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon entrusted with his labor force (1 Kings 4:6 ). 2 . A Levite living in Jerusalem rather than in one of the levitical cities (Nehemiah 11:17 ). He is also called Obadiah (1 Chronicles 9:16 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Abda
A servant; servitude
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Abda
Servant.
The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon set over the tribute (1Kings 4:6); i.e., the forced labour (RSV, "levy").

A Levite of the family of Jeduthun (Nehemiah 11:17 ), also called Obadiah (1Chronicles 9:16).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Abda
ABDA (‘servant,’ sc . of the Lord). 1. Father of Adoniram, master of Solomon’s forced levy ( 1 Kings 4:6 ) 2. A Levite ( Nehemiah 11:17 ); called Obadiah in 1 Chronicles 9:16 .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Abda
1. Father of Adoniram. 1 Kings 4:6 .

2. Son of Shammua. Nehemiah 11:17 : apparently called OBADIAHthe Son of Shemaiah in 1 Chronicles 9:16 .

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Abda - Abda (‘servant,’ sc
Rezeph - 839 and 737 the prefects who had authority in the place were, to all appearance, Assyrians, only one, of unknown but apparently late date, having a name which may be West Semitic, namely, Abda’, possibly a form of ‘Abda or ‘ Obadiah
Adoniram - (Adoram, 1 Kings 12:18 ), the son of Abda, was "over the tribute," i
Shammu'a - ) ... A Levite, the father of Abda
Adoniram - Son of Abda; over the tribute for about 47 years under David, Solomon, and Rehoboam; also over Solomon's levy of 30,000 sent by ten thousands monthly to cut timber in Lebanon (1 Kings 4:6)
Obadiah - Various persons in the genealogies or stories of the Chronicler ( 1 Chronicles 9:16 [= Abda, Nehemiah 11:17 ] 1 Chronicles 12:9 , 1Ch 27:19 , 2 Chronicles 17:7 ; 2 Chronicles 34:12 )
Obadiah - Apparently called Abda in Nehemiah 11:17
Shemai'ah - (1 Chronicles 9:14 ; Nehemiah 11:15 ) ... Father of Obadiah or Abda, a Levite