Abinadab

Abinadab may refer to:
# A man of Kirjath-jearim widely identified as a Levite (but a Judahite), in whose house the ark of the covenant was deposited after having been brought back from the land of the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1). It remained there twenty years, until it was at length removed by David (1 Sam. 7:1,2; 1 Chr. 13:7).::It has been argued that the ark stayed at Abinadab's home for much longer than 20 years. After the ark was placed in Abinadab's home, the Bible counts 20 years before Israel cried to God and Samuel, asking for a king. Saul was then installed as king. He ruled for 40 years, and several more years passed before David took the ark from Abinadab's house to bring it to Jerusalem.
# The second of the eight sons of Jesse (1 Sam. 16:8). He was with Saul in the campaign against the Philistines in which Goliath was slain (1 Sam. 17:13).
# One of Saul's sons, who perished with his father in the battle of Gilboa (1 Sam. 31:2; 1 Chr. 10:2).
# Ben-abinadab; One of Solomon's officers, who "provided victuals for the king and his household." He presided, for this purpose, over the region of Dor and had Taphath a daughter of Solomon to wife.(1 Kings 4:7 to 4:11).


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  • Abinadab — war in der Bibel der Name von drei unterschiedlichen Männern, die ausnahmslos im Alten Testament Erwähnung finden: Abinadab war ein einfacher Bauer aus dem Stamm Levi, der in den Jahren, als die Philister die Israeliten angriffen, die Bundeslade… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ABINADAB — (Heb. אֲבִינָדָב; my (or the ) Divine Father is generous ; the root נדב is a common element in West Semitic names), the father of Eleazar, Aḥio, and Uzzah, who resided in Kiriath Jearim. The ark was brought to Abinadab s home after its wanderings …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abinadab — Abinadab, Davids älterer Bruder …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ABINADAB — I. ABINADAB Levita pietate illustris, Ioseph. l. 6. Ant. Iud. c. 2. tectô suô arcam excepit, cum Cariathiarimo adduceretur, cuius cura filio eius Eleayaro commissa, 1 Sam. c. 7. v. 1. II. ABINADAB fil. Isai patris David. 1 Sam. c. 16. v. 8. fil.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Abinadab —    Father of nobleness; i.e., noble.    1) A Levite of Kirjath jearim, in whose house the ark of the covenant was deposited after having been brought back from the land of the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1). It remained there twenty years, till it was… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Abinadab — 1) Man at whose house on a hill in Kiriath jearim the ark of the covenant was lodged after its return to Israel by the Philistines; it remained there for twenty years (1 Sam. 7:2) until David brought it first to the house of Obededom (1 Chron. 13 …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • BEN-ABINADAB — unua praefectorum annonae Solomonis 1. Reg. c. 4. v. 11. Latine filius patris spontanei, aut filius patris voventis, aut principis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • UZZAH — (Heb. עֻזָּה, עֻזָּא), the son of Abinadab (in, II Sam. 6:3; cf. I Chron. 13:7). When David brought up the Ark of the Lord from the house of Abinadab on the hill in Baalah (II Sam. 6:2) or Kiriath Jearim (I Sam. 7:1; I Chron. 13:5–6), Uzzah and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ark of the Covenant — • A kind of chest, measuring two cubits and a half in length, a cubit and a half in breadth, and a cubit and a half in height Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ark of the Covenant     Ark of the Covenant …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ark —     Ark of the Covenant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ark of the Covenant     The Hebrew word aron, by which the Ark of the Covenant is expressed, does not call to the mind, as that used for Noah s Ark, a large construction, but rather a chest.… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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