Abinadab (Uh-bin´uh-dab; Heb., “father of generosity”)

1 A prominent man from Kireath-jearim who had custody of the Ark after its return from the Philistines until David moved it to Jerusalem (1Sam 7:1; 1Chr 13:7). 2 The second son of Jesse (1Sam 16:8; 1Sam 17:13; 1Chr 2:13).

1Sam 7:1

1And the people of Kiriath-jearim came and took up the ark of the Lord, and brought it to the house of Abinadab on the hill. They consecrated his son, Eleazar, ... View more

1Chr 13:7

7They carried the ark of God on a new cart, from the house of Abinadab, and Uzzah and Ahio were driving the cart.

1Sam 16:8

8Then Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel. He said, “Neither has the Lord chosen this one.”

1Sam 17:13

13The three eldest sons of Jesse had followed Saul to the battle; the names of his three sons who went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next to him A ... View more

1Chr 2:13

13Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

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