Bible Names A-G: Amminadab
Amminadab in Easton's Bible Dictionary
kindred of the prince. (1.) The father of Nahshon, who was
of the tribe of Judah (Num. 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17;
daughter Elisheba was married to Aaron (Ex. 6:23).
(2.) A son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Chr.
called also Izhar (2, 18).
(3.) Chief of the 112 descendants of Uzziel the Levite
Amminadab in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("of the people of the prince"; else, "my people is willing".)
1. Song of Solomon 6:12; "My soul made me like the
chariots of Amminadib," one noted for swift driving; compare
Song of Solomon 1:9. Rather: "My soul made me like the
chariots of my willing people" (Psalm 110:3), or else, "of the
Prince of My people," Messiah. His chariots are His glorious
2. Numbers 1:7; Numbers 2:3. Ancestor of David and
Jesus (Matthew 1:4; Luke 3:3; Numbers 1:7; Numbers 2:3; Rth
4:19-20; 1 Chronicles 2:10). As Naasson, Amminadab's son, was
prince at the first numbering of Israel in the second year
from the Exodus, Amminadab probably died in Egypt before the
Exodus, at the time of Israel's heaviest oppression. His
daughter Elisheba married Aaron, and bore Nadab (named from
Amminadab), Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar; the earliest alliance
of the kingly line of Judah and the priestly line of Aaron.
3. Chief of Uzziel's 112 sons, whom David sent for to
bring the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:10-12). 1
Chronicles 15:4. = Izhar, son of Kohath, father of Korah (1
Chronicles 6:22; compare 1 Chronicles 6:2; 1 Chronicles 6:18).
Amminadab in Hitchcock's Bible Names
my people is liberal
Amminadab in Naves Topical Bible
1. Father-in-law of Aaron
Father of Nashon
Nu 1:7; 2:9
Ru 4:18-20; 1Ch 2:10; Mt 1:4; Lu 3:33
-2. A son of Kohath
-3. A son of Uzziel
Amminadab in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(one of the prince's people).
1. Son of Ram or Aram, and father of Nahshon, or
NAASSON (as it is written)
Mt 1:4; Lu 3:32; Nu 1:7; 2:3; Ru 4:19,20; 1Ch 2:10 One
of the ancestors of Jesus Christ.
2. The chief of the 112 sons of Uzziel, a Junior
Levitical house of the family of the Kohathites. Ex 6:23; 1Ch
3. In 1Ch 6:22 Izhar, the son of Kohath, is called
AMMINADIB; probably a clerical error.
Amminadab in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
a-min'-a-dab (`amminadhabh = "my people (or my kinsman) is
generous or noble"): Three persons bearing this name are
mentioned in the Old Testament.
(1) In Ruth 4:19,20 and 1 Ch 2:10 Amminadab is referred to
as one of David's ancestors. He was the great-grandson of
Perez, a son of Judah (Gen 38:29; 46:12) and the great-
grandfather of Boaz, who again was the great-grandfather of
David. Aaron's wife, Elisheba, was a daughter of Amminadab
(Ex 6:23), while one of the sons, namely, Nahshon, occupied
an important position in the Judah-clan (Nu 1:7; 2:3; 7:12;
(2) In the first Book of Chronicles (1 Ch 6:22) Amminadab is
mentioned as a son of Kohath (and therefore a grandson of
Levi) and the father of Korah. But in other genealogical
passages (Ex 6:18; Nu 3:19; 1 Ch 6:2) the sons of Kohath are
Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel, and in two places (Ex 6:21;
1 Ch 6:38) Izhar is mentioned as the father of Korah.
(3) According to 1 Ch (15:10,11) Amminadab was the name of a
priest who took part in the removal of the ark to Jerusalem.
He was the son of Uzziel, and therefore a nephew of
Amminadab, son of Kohath (= Izhar).
Amminadab in Wikipedia
(Hebrew: עמינדב, Aminadav ; "my people are generous") was a
minor character in the Book of Genesis.
According to the genealogies of Genesis and Jesus'
genealogy, he was born of Ram (also known as Aram) during
the Israelite exile in Ancient Egypt. He was also the father
of Nahshon, chief of the tribe of Judah (Numbers 1:7; 2:3;
7:12, 17; 10:14). His daughter Elisheva was Aaron's wife
(Exodus 6:23), making him Aaron's father-in-law.
In Bloodline of the Holy Grail, revisionist historian
Laurence Gardner proposes Amminadab to be Akhenaten,
allegedly the historical basis for Moses. According to
Gardner's speculation, when Thutmose IV died, his son
Amenhotep III married his sister Sitamun. Once he had
secured his pharonic throne, he also married Tiye, the
daughter of Chief Minister Yuya, who many[who?] believe to
be the biblical patriarch Joseph, son of Jacob. Because the
Israelites were gaining too much power in Egypt and because
Yuya, a foreigner, had been governor for so long, it was
decided that no children of Tiye would be allowed inherit
the throne of Egypt, but instead should be killed at birth.
Tiye's family lived in the Land of Goshen, so she went to
have her baby at Zarw, her summer palace. Her son was put in
a reed basket to float downstream to the house of Yuya's
Amminadab Scripture - 1 Chronicles 15:11
And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for
the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel,
Amminadab Scripture - Exodus 6:23
And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of
Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar,
Amminadab Scripture - Numbers 2:3
And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they
of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their
armies: and Nahshon the son of Amminadab [shall be] captain of
the children of Judah.
Amminadab Scripture - Ruth 4:19
And Hezron begat Ram, and Ram begat Amminadab,
Amminadab Scripture - Ruth 4:20
And Amminadab begat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon,
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