Abijah (Uh-bi´juh; Heb., “Yah[weh] is my father”)

Also Abijam. 1 The son of Becher, grandson of Benjamin (1Chr 7:8). 2 The son of Samuel, who served as judge in Beer-sheba (1Sam 8:2). 3 The son of Rehoboam, king of Judah (911–908 BCE), during whose reign the border wars between Judah and Israel continued unabated (1Kgs 15:7). 4 The son of Jeroboam, son of Nebat, who failed to recover from a childhood illness; his death was interpreted as a sign of divine displeasure (1Kgs 14).

1Chr 7:8

8The sons of Becher: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher;

1Sam 8:2

2The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beer-sheba.

1Kgs 15:7

7The rest of the acts of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah? There was war between Abijam and Jer ... View more

1Kgs 14

Judgment on the House of Jeroboam
1At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam fell sick.2Jeroboam said to his wife, “Go, disguise yourself, so that it will not be know ... View more

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