Adah

Adah (Ay´duh; Heb., “ornament”)

1 Lamech’s first wife, the mother of Jabal and Jubal (Gen 4:19-20; Gen 4:23). 2 The Hittite wife of Esau, the mother of Eliphaz (Gen 36:2, Gen 36:4; Gen 26:34).

Gen 4:19-20

19Lamech took two wives; the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.20Adah bore Jabal; he was the ancestor of those who live in tents and ha ... View more

Gen 4:23

23Lamech said to his wives:
“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for str ... View more

Gen 36:2

2Esau took his wives from the Canaanites: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, Oholibamah daughter of Anah son of Zibeon the Hivite,

Gen 36:4

4Adah bore Eliphaz to Esau; Basemath bore Reuel;

Gen 26:34

Esau's Hittite Wives
34When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite;

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