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Entry for Strong's #1908 - הֲדַד

Word Origin
probably of foreign origin [compare (0111)]
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Hadad = “mighty”

1) son of Ishmael

2) a king of Edom who gained an important victory over the Midianites on the field of Moab

3) another king of Edom, with Pau for his capital

4) a member of the royal house of Edom who escaped the massacre under Joab and fled with a band of followers into Egypt; after David’s death, he returned to his own country

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (13) HCS (12)
Genesis 2
1 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 4
Genesis 2
1 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 4
Genesis 2
1 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 4
n-p 12
n-p 12
n-p 12

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הֲדַד proper name, masculine Hadad (ᵐ5 Ἀδερ but see הדד Aramaic proper name, of divinity DHM Altsem. Inschr. von Sendschirli 56, and עבדהדד Scholz Götzendienst 245, הדדנדנאח Eut SBAk 1887,410 compare Bae Rel 68 & below בןהֿדד p.122; also Adda, etc., in compound proper name Bez Tell el-Amarna BM 156; Hadad, Adad, Addu is known as an Aramaic deity, weather- or storm-god, compare Bae Rei 67.68; perhaps = thunderer Dl ZK 1885,166 Bae l.c., compare רִמּוֺן; on Hadad in Arabia compare We Skizzen iii. 51; Sabean הדד Hal27; as

proper name, of a divinity Hebrew only in compound

proper name, masculine, see below) —

1 name of kings of Edom,

a. Genesis 36:35 = 1 Chronicles 1:46; Genesis 36:36 = 1 Chronicles 1:47 (הֲדָד֑);

b. 1 Chronicles 1:47 ("" Genesis 36:39 הֲדַר), Genesis 36:51 (הֲדָד֑).

2 an Edomite (הָאֲדֹמִ֑י) ׳ה 1 Kings 11:14,17,19,21 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 11:25 (הֲדָד֑); = אֲדַד 1 Kings 11:17.

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List of Word Forms
אֲדַ֡ד אדד הֲדַ֔ד הֲדַ֣ד הֲדַ֥ד הֲדַד֙ הֲדָ֑ד הדד וַהֲדַ֖ד וַהֲדַ֞ד והדד ’ă·ḏaḏ ’ăḏaḏ aDad hă·ḏaḏ hă·ḏāḏ haDad hăḏaḏ hăḏāḏ vahaDad wa·hă·ḏaḏ wahăḏaḏ
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