[many Abi'da] (Heb. Abida', אֲבַידָע, father of knowledge, i.e. knowing; 1Ch 1:33, Sept.' Αβιδά; Ge 25:4, 'Αβειδά, Auth. Vers. "Abidah">, the fourth of the five sons of Midian, the son of Abraham by Keturah (Ge 25:1; 1Ch 1:33), and apparently the head of a tribe in the peninsula of Arabia, B.C. post 2000. SEE ARABIA. Josephus (Ant. 1:15, 1) calls him Ebidas ('Εβιδᾶς). For the city Abida, see ABILA.

Bible concordance for ABIDA.

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