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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Abia

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


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abia'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/a/abia.html. 1897.

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