Easton's Bible Dictionary
- The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon set over the tribute (1Kings 4:6); i.e., the forced labour (RSV, "levy").
- A Levite of the family of Jeduthun (Nehemiah 11:17 ), also called Obadiah (1Chronicles 9:16).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abda'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/a/abda.html. 1897.