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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Abinadab

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Father of nobleness; i.e., "noble."
  • A Levite of Kirjath-jearim, in whose house the ark of the covenant was deposited after having been brought back from the land of the Philistines (1Samuel 7:1). It remained there twenty years, till it was at length removed by David (1Samuel 7:1,2; 1Chronicles 13:7).
  • The second of the eight sons of Jesse (1Samuel 16:8). He was with Saul in the campaign against the Philistines in which Goliath was slain (1Samuel 17:13).
  • One of Saul's sons, who peristed with his father in the battle of Gilboa (1Samuel 31:2; 1Chronicles 10:2).
  • One of Solomon's officers, who "provided victuals for the king and his household." He presided, for this purpose, over the district of Dor (1Kings 4:11).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abinadab'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/a/abinadab.html. 1897.

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Sunday, October 20th, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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