Abdi - Biblical Cyclopedia

Abdi

Ab'di (Heb. Abdi', עבדַּי, my servant; or, according to Gesenius, for עבַדַּיָּה, servant of Jehovah; but, according to Furst, properly עבדּי, bondman), the name of three men.

1. (Sept. Α᾿βδί v. r. Α᾿βαϊv.) A Levite. grandfather of one Ethan, which latter lived in the time of David (1Ch 6:44). B.C. considerably ante 1014.

2. (Sept. Α᾿βδί.) A Levite, father of one Kish (different from Kishi, a son of the preceding), which latter assisted in the reformation under Hezekiah (2Ch 29:12). B.C. ante 726.

Bible concordance for ABDI.

3. (Sept. Α᾿βδία.) An Israelite of the "sons" of Elam, who divorced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezr 10:26), B.C. 459.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

 
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