Bible Names A-G: Abdi
Abdi in Easton's Bible Dictionary
my servant. (1.) 1 Chr. 6:44. (2.) 2 Chr. 29:12. (3.) Ezra
Abdi in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("my servant".) 1. 1 Chronicles 6:44.
2. 2 Chronicles 29:12.
3. Ezra 10:26.
Abdi in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Abdi in Naves Topical Bible
Father of Kish
Abdi in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. A Merarite, and ancestor of Ethan the singer. 1Ch
6:44 (B.C. before 1015.)
2. The father of Kish, a Merarite, in the reign of
Hezekiah. 2Ch 29:12 (B.C. before 736.)
3. One of the Bene-Elam in the time of Ezra, who had
married a foreign wife. Ezr 10:26 (B.C. 659.)
Abdi in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ab'-di (`abhdi, probably by abbreviation "servant of Yahweh"):
(1) A Levite, father of Kishi and grandfather of King David's
singer Ethan (1 Ch 6:44; compare 15:17). This makes Abdi a
contemporary of Saul the king. (2) A Levite, father of the
Kish who was in service at the beginning of the reign of
Hezekiah (2 Ch 29:12). Some mistakenly identify this Abdi with
the former. (3) A man who in Ezra's time had married a foreign
wife (Ezr 10:26). Not a Levite, but "of the sons of Elam."
Abdi in Wikipedia
Abdi is also the name of three men in the Hebrew Bible:
In 1 Chronicles 6:44 Abdi is a Levite of the family of
In 2 Chronicles 29:12 Abdi is a Levite in the time of King
Hezekiah of Judah. This may be the same man as in 1 Chronicles
In Ezra 10:26 Abdi is the son of Elam, and one of a long list
of men who had married foreign wives, and who then sent them
away together with their children.
Abdi Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:44
And their brethren the sons of Merari [stood] on the left
hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of
Abdi Scripture - 2 Chronicles 29:12
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the
son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons
of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of
Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and
Eden the son of Joah:
Abdi Scripture - Ezra 10:26
And of the sons of Elam; Mattaniah, Zechariah, and Jehiel, and
Abdi, and Jeremoth, and Eliah.
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