Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature
Abi´ah or Abijah, one of the sons of Samuel who were entrusted with the administration of justice, and whose misconduct afforded the ostensible ground on which the Israelites demanded that their government should be changed into a monarchy (1 Samuel 8:1-5).
Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Abiah'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/a/abiah.html.