Amminadab

Ammin'adab (Hebrew Amminadab', עִמַּינָדָב, kindred of the prince, Gesen.; man of generosity, Furst, who ascribes to עִם the sense "homo" as its primitive meaning; the passages, Ps 110:3; Song 6:12, margin, seem, however, rather to suggest the sense my people is willing; Sept. and New Test. Α᾿μιναδάβ, but in Ex 6:23, Α᾿μειναδάβ), the name of three men. SEE AMMINADIB.

1. The father of Nahshon, which latter was phylarch of the tribe of Judah at the time of the Exode (Nu 1:7; Nu 2:3; Nu 7:12,17; Nu 10:14). B.C. ante 1658. His father's name was Ram, and he was the fourth in descent from Judah, the sixth in ascent from David, and the forty-sixth from Christ (Ru 4:19-20; 1Ch 2:10; Mt 1:4; Lu 3:33). His daughter Elisheba was married to Aaron (Ex 6:23).

2. A son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1Ch 6:22,2,18, in which latter two verses he seems to be called IZHAR, q.v.).

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3. A leader of the 112 descendants of Uzziel the Levite, who were appointed by David to remove the ark to Jerusalem (1Ch 15:10-11), B.C. cir. 1043.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

 
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