All the Men of the Bible - Thursday, August 29, 2013
Abinadab [Ăbĭn'adăb]—father or source of liberality.
- An Israelite of the tribe of Judah in whose house the Ark rested after its return by the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1; 2 Sam. 6:3, 4; 1 Chron. 13:7).
- The second son of Jesse, the father of David (1 Sam. 16:8; 17:13; 1 Chron. 2:13).
- A son of King Saul (1 Sam. 31:2; 1 Chron. 8:33; 9:39; 10:2). He was slain along with his father and his brother Jonathan at Gilboa.
- The father of one of Solomon’s officers (1 Kings 4:11).
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.