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Abida meaning

אבידע

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🔼The name Abida in the Bible

Abida is a son of Midian who is a son of Abraham with Keturah (Genesis 25:4). More we don't know about this man.

🔼Etymology of the name Abida

The name Abida consists of two elements. The first part comes from the common word אב (ab), meaning father:

The letter yod probably turns the word ab into a possessive form, meaning either my father or father of, depending on the context.

The second element of the name Abida comes from the root ידע (yada'), meaning to know:

🔼Abida meaning

The name Abida means Father of Knowledge (Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names), The Father Knows (NOBSE Study Bible Name List) or My Father Took Knowledge (BDB Theological Dictionary).