International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
, probably by abbreviation "servant of Yahweh"): (1) A L
evite, father of Kishi and grandfather of King David's singer Ethan (1 Chronicles 6:44
; compare 1 Chronicles 15:17
). This makes Abdi a contemporary of Saul the king. (2) A L
evite, father of the Kish who was in service at the beginning of the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:12
). Some mistakenly identify this Abdi with the former. (3) A man who in Ezra's time had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:26
). Not a Levite, but "of the sons of Elam.»
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Abdi'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/a/abdi.html. 1915.