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Abda (biblical figure)

Abda - servant, or perhaps an abbreviated form of servant of YHWH (1.) The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon set over the tribute ; i.e., the forced labour (R.V., "levy").

(2.) A Levite of the family of Jeduthun , also called Obadiah . He was the son of Shammua and served in Jerusalem under Nehemiah.


Abda may refer to:

  • Abda (Bible), a personal name, given to two biblical figures
  • Abda of Edessa, saint of the Assyrian Church of the East
  • Abda of Dair-Koni, also known as Rabban Mar Abda, abbot and saint
  • Abda of Hira (died 680), saint of the Assyrian Church of the East
  • Abdas of Susa (died 420), 4th century Persian bishop
  • Abda, one of the two martyrs Abda and Sabas
  • Abda, or Abd-al-Masih (martyr), Christian saint and martyr
  • Abda, Hungary, a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron
  • Abda (Morocco), an Arabophone tribal confederacy of Morocco
  • American-British-Dutch-Australian Command, (ABDACOM), a unified formation of Allied forces during World War II
Abda (Morocco)

Abda ( Arabic: ) is an tribal confederacy of Morocco, of Arab Bani Maqil origin. They have been established in Western Morocco since the end of the Marinid era.

"The Abda are a powerful tribe, consisting of thirty-thousand cind lights, Arab purment race, they occupy a fertile territory, rich in horses and cattle. It is one of five quasi-Makhzen tribes of Morocco." Morocco is in turmoil: 1902-1903 [there ans-- percent] By Eugene Aubin.

Usage examples of "abda".

Ram and a red rumel man named Abda, of Vehdna background, were my bodyguards.

Before he reached me Ram was beside me, between him and me, and Abda had materialized to my left.

Theodoret blames the rashness of Abdas, but extols the constancy of his martyrdom.