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[many Abi'da] (Heb. Abida', אֲבַידָע , father of knowledge, i.e. knowing; 1 Chronicles 1:33, Sept.' Αβιδά; Genesis 25:4, ‘Αβειδά, Auth. Vers. "Abidah", the fourth of the five sons of Midian, the son of Abraham by Keturah (Genesis 25:1; 1 Chronicles 1:33), and apparently the head of a tribe in the peninsula of Arabia, B.C. post 2000. (See ARABIA). Josephus (Ant. 1:15, 1) calls him Ebidas (‘Εβιδᾶς ). For the city Abida, (See ABILA).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Abida'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/abida.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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