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(Heb. Abdeel', עְְבדְּאֵל , servant of God; Sept. Αβδιήλ ), the father of Shelemaiah, which latter was one of those commanded to apprehend Jeremiah (Jeremiah 36:26). B.C. ante 605.

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(Heb. Abdi', עְְבדַּי , my servant; or, according to Gesenius, for עבְַדַּיָּה, servant of Jehovah; but, according to Furst, properly עְְבדּיְ, bondman), the name of three men.

1. (Sept. Ἀβδί v. r. Ἀβαϊ v .) A Levite. grandfather of one Ethan, which latter lived in the time of David (1 Chronicles 6:44). B.C. considerably ante 1014.

2. (Sept. Ἀβδί .) A Levite, father of one Kish (different from Kishi, a son of the preceding), which latter assisted in the reformation under Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:12). B.C. ante 726.

3. (Sept. Ἀβδία .) An Israelite of the "sons" of Elam, who divorced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezra 10:26), B.C. 459.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Abdeel'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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