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Reference: Abia


In the New Testament the same as ABIJAH in the Old Testament, which see.


my father is the Lord, the Greek form of Abijah, or Abijam (Mt 1:7), instead of Abiah (1Ch 7:8). In Lu 1:5, the name refers to the head of the eighth of the twenty-four courses into which David divided the priests (1Ch 24:10).

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See also Abijah .

("Father Jehovah," i.e. a man of God).

1. Son of Samuel, whose maladministration as judge furnished one plea for Israel's demand for a king (1Sa 8:1-5).

2. 1Ch 7:8.

3. 1Ch 2:24.

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