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Adah

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(Heb. Adah', עָדָה , ornament; Sept. Ἀδά ), the name of two women.

1. The first named of the two wives of the Cainite Lamech, and mother of Jabal and Jubal (Genesis 4:19-20; Genesis 4:23). B.C. cir. 3600. 2. The first of the three wives of Esau, being the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and the mother of Eliphaz (Genesis 36:2; Genesis 36:4; Genesis 36:10; Genesis 36:12; Genesis 36:16). B.C. 1964. She is elsewhere confounded with BASHEMATH (See BASHEMATH) (Genesis 26:34). (See ESAU).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Adah'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/adah.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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