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Amminadab

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(Hebrew Amminadab', עִמַּינָדָב , kindred of the prince, Gesen.; man of generosity, Furst, who ascribes to עִם the sense "homo" as its primitive meaning; the passages, Psalms 110:3; Song of Solomon 6:12, margin, seem, however, rather to suggest the sense my people is willing; Sept. and New Test. Ἀμιναδάβ, but in Exodus 6:23, Ἀμειναδάβ ), the name of three men. (See AMMINADIB).

1. The father of Nahshon, which latter was phylarch of the tribe of Judah at the time of the Exode (Numbers 1:7; Numbers 2:3; Numbers 7:12; Numbers 7:17; Numbers 10:14). B.C. ante 1658. His father's name was Ram, and he was the fourth in descent from Judah, the sixth in ascent from David, and the forty-sixth from Christ (Ruth 4:19-20; 1 Chronicles 2:10; Matthew 1:4; Luke 3:33). His daughter Elisheba was married to Aaron (Exodus 6:23).

2. A son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Chronicles 6:22; 1 Chronicles 6:2; 1 Chronicles 6:18, in which latter two verses he seems to be called IZHAR, q.v.). 3. A leader of the 112 descendants of Uzziel the Levite, who were appointed by David to remove the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:10-11), B.C. cir. 1043.

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

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