Abijah of Judah
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Who is Abijah of Judah?
Abijah of Judah: Abijam was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the fourth king of the House of David and the second of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the son of Rehoboam, the grandson of Solomon and the great-grandson of David. The Chronicler refers to him as Abijah.
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by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry
Abijah of Judah reproaches the kings of the northern kingdom of Israel: "Whoever comes to be consecrated with a young bull or seven rams becomes a priest of what are no gods" (2 Ch. 13:9). c. Criticism of Animal Sacrifice. These laws and ...
The Dictionary Of The Bible (1995)
by John L. Mckenzie
Abijah of Judah took Bethel from Israel (2 Ch 13:19); if this tradition is genuine, Judah did not hold Bethel long. Bethel appears as a center of prophetic activity also; this may be deduced from the anecdotes of prophets which center about ...
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