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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HADADEZER . The name of a king of Zobah (wh. see) in the time of David, 2 Samuel 8:3 ff., 1 Kings 11:23 . In 1 Chronicles 18:3 ff. the same king is called less correctly Hadarezer . He was at the head of the combination of the AramÃ¦ans of Northern Palestine against David, was repeatedly defeated, and finally made tributary. The word means ‘Adad is (my) helper’ (cf. Heb. Eliezer, Ebenezer, Azariah , etc.). It is found on the Black Obelisk of the Assyrian Shalmaneser ii. under the more Aramaic form Adadidri , as the equivalent of Benhadad of Damascus, who led the great combination, including Ahab of Israel, against the Assyrians in b.c. 854.
J. F. M’Curdy.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Hadadezer'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/h/hadadezer.html. 1909.