1 Samuel 8:
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were
judges in Beersheba.
1 Chronicles 2:
And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.
1 Chronicles 3:
Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
1 Chronicles 6:
The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
1 Chronicles 7:
And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are
the sons of Becher.
1 Chronicles 9:
And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
1 Chronicles 23:
And the sons of Eliezer were
, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.
1 Chronicles 24:
Concerning Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, the first was
1 Chronicles 25:
Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp, to give thanks and to praise the LORD.
1 Chronicles 25:
The twelfth to Hashabiah, he
, his sons, and his brethren, were
1 Chronicles 26:
And his brethren by Eliezer; Rehabiah his son, and Jeshaiah his son, and Joram his son, and Zichri his son, and Shelomith his son.
1 Chronicles 26: And
of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, were
officers among them of Israel on this side Jordan westward in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.
1 Chronicles 27:
Of the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok:
2 Chronicles 35:
Conaniah also, and Shemaiah and Nethaneel, his brethren, and Hashabiah and Jeiel and Jozabad, chief of the Levites, gave unto the Levites for passover offerings five thousand small cattle
, and five hundred oxen.
And Hashabiah, and with him Jeshaiah of the sons of Merari, his brethren and their sons, twenty;
Then I separated twelve of the chief of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,
After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, in his part.
Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was
Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were
over the business of the house of God.
And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and
to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Second son of Samuel, who appointed his brother and him, judges in Israel. Their corruption and injustice were the pretext upon which the people demanded a king, 1 Samuel 8:1-5 .
Holman Bible Dictionary
(uh bi' uhh). KJV for Abijah in 1 Samuel 8:2 ; 1 Chronicles 2:24 ; 1 Chronicles 6:28 ; 1 Chronicles 7:8 . See Abijah .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The Lord is my father
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ABIAH . See Abijah.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
- Abia, Abiah
1. One of Samuel's sons, a judge in Israel, who took bribes and perverted judgement. The Israelites gave this as their reason for wanting a king. 1 Samuel 8:2 ; 1 Chronicles 6:28 .
2. Wife of Hezron. 1 Chronicles 2:24 .
3. Son of Becher a Benjamite. 1 Chronicles 7:8 .
4. Son of Rehoboam, the son of Solomon. 1 Chronicles 3:10 ; Matthew 1:7 . See ABIJAH,No. 1.
5. One of the courses of priests. Luke 1:5 . See ABIJAH, No. 3.
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary
the second son of the prophet Samuel, and brother of Joel. Samuel having entrusted to his sons the administration of public justice, and admitted them to a share in the government, they behaved so ill, that the people demanded a king, 1 Samuel 8:2 . A.M. 2909.
People's Dictionary of the Bible
- Abia Abiah
Abia, Abiah, or Abijah (â-bî'ah or â-bî'jah), whose father is Jehovah. 1. Son of Becher, the son of Benjamin. 1 Chronicles 7:8. 2. Wife of Hezron. 1 Chronicles 2:24. 3. Second son of Samuel. 1 Samuel 8:2. 4. The son of Rehoboam. 1 Chronicles 3:10; Matthew 1:7. See Abijah, 2. 5. Mother of King Hezekiah. Abi. 6. Same as Abijah, 3.
- ), and on the strength of 1 Chronicles 6:18 (33) and the || 1 Samuel 8:2 , supplies Joel as the name of Samuel’s oldest son, and substitutes ‘and the second Abiah
’ for ‘Vashni and Abiah
- (first-born ), son of Aphiah or Abiah
, and grandson of Becher according to ( 1 Samuel 9:1 ; 1 Chronicles 7:8 ) (B
- (black ), the posthumous son of Hezron by his wife Abiah
- My father is the Lord, the Greek form of Abijah, or Abijam (Matthew 1:7 ), instead of Abiah
(1 Chronicles 7:8 )
- ” Samuel's son according to Hebrew text of 2 Chronicles 6:28 (KJV), which reads literally, “And sons of Samuel the firstborn Vashni and Abiah
- Eldest son of Samuel: he and his brother Abiah
acted as judges; their corrupt practices were the plea upon which Israel demanded a king. Apparently Joel is called VASHNIin 1 Chronicles 6:28 ; but it is possible that the word Joel has dropped out: the passage would then read "the firstborn Joel, and 'the second' Abiah
," as in the R
- ] retains the spelling Abiah
in 1 Chronicles 6:28 . ] Abiah
- Gilead was his son, and Abiah
- Hezron had two wives, the mother of Jerahmeel, Ram, and Caleb or Chelubai; and Abiah
, Machir's daughter, whom he married when 60 years old, and who bore him Segub, and posthumously (according to KJV) Ashur
(Aphiah, 1 Samuel 9:1), Becher's younger son, would remain in Benjamin
- Samuel's oldest son (1 Samuel 8:2; 1 Chronicles 6:28 (read "the firstborn (Joel) and the second (Vashni) Abiah
"), 1 Chronicles 6:33; 1 Chronicles 15:17). He and his brother Abiah
were judges in Beersheba, when their father was too old to go on circuit
- Samuel's sons Joel and Abiah
were unfair judges in Beer-sheba right before the monarchy began with Saul (1 Samuel 8:1-3 )
- Samuel's sons, Joel and Abiah
, were judges there (1 Samuel 8:2), its distance preventing his going in circuit to it, as he did to others yearly (1 Samuel 7:16-17)
- Strange to say, notwithstanding the awful warning in Eli's case of the danger of not correcting children, Samuel had two sons, Joel and Abiah
, whom he made judges in Beersheba, and who unlike their father turned aside after lucre and bribes, and perverted judgment (1 Samuel 8:1-3)
- Some names were bestowed indifferently on men and women: Abiah
, ( 1 Kings 14:31 , 1 Chronicles 2:24 ); Abihail ( Numbers 3:25 , 1 Chronicles 2:29 ); Zibiah ( 2 Kings 12:2 , 1 Chronicles 8:9 )