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Abinadab

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

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1. A resident of Kirjath-jearim, who kept the Ark of the Covenant in his house during the twenty years immediately following its restoration by the Philistines (1 Samuel 7:1; 1 Chronicles 13:7). In 2 Samuel 6:3,4, Gibeah is given as his home. 2. The second son of Jesse (1 Samuel 16:8; 1 Chronicles 2:13). He wasone of the three sons of Jesse who followed Saul to fight the Philistines in the valley of Elah (1 Samuel 17:13). 3. A son of Saul (1 Chronicles 8:33), who was killed in the battle of Gilboa while fighting against the Philistines (1 Samuel 31:2; 1 Chronicles 10:2). He is also mentioned in the genealogical list of Benjamites living in Gibeon (1 Chronicles 9:39). See also Ben Abinadab.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Abinadab'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​a/abinadab.html. 1901.
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