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Strong's #7 - Ἀβιά

of Hebrew origin (H29)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
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Abijah = "my father is Jah (Jehovah)"
  1. a priest, the head of a priestly family from whom when David divided the priests into 24 classes, Abia was the 8th order
  2. son and successor to Rehoboam on the throne of Judah
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KJV (3)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
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Matthew 2
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Matthew 2
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἀβιά, indeclinable proper name (Josephus, Antiquities 7, 10, 3; 8, 10, 1 Ἀβίας (Winer's Grammar, § 6, 1 m.), ), אֲבִיָה and אֲבִיָהוּ (my father is Jehovah), Abia (or Abijah, cf. B. D. under the word),

1. a king of Judah, son of Rehoboam: Matthew 1:7 (1 Kings 14:31; 1 Kings 15:1).

2. a priest, the head of a sacerdotal family, from whom, when David divided the priests into twenty-four classes (1 Chronicles 24:10), the class Abia, the eighth in order, took its name: Luke 1:5.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Heb. H29), , indecl. (in FIJ, Ἀβίας , -α ),

Abia, Abijah.

1. Son of Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:1): Matthew 1:7.

2. A priest of the line of Eleazar (1 Chronicles 24:3; 1 Chronicles 24:10): Luke 1:5.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Αβια Ἀβιά Ἀβιὰ Abia Abiá Abià
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