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Bible Encyclopedias

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Adar

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(1) A frontier town in the South of Chanaan (Numbers 34:4; Joshua 15:3). It has not been identified.

(2) King of Edom, Genesis 36:39, called Adad (R.V., Hadad), 1 Chronicles 1:50.

(3) The twelfth month of the Jewish year, corresponding approximately to the latter half of February and the first half of March.

(4) A Chaldean god. The name is found in the compound word Adramelech (Adar is King) in 2 Kings 17:31.

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Obstat, Nihil. Lafort, Remy, Censor. Entry for 'Adar'. The Catholic Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/adar.html. Robert Appleton Company. New York. 1914.

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