Aaron to Abigail
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Aaron
Light bringer, a teacher, lofty, mountain of strength
Strong's #H175

References
Exodus 4 - 12, 15 - 19, 24, 27 - 32, 34 - 35, 38 - 40, Leviticus 1 - 3, 6 - 11, 13 - 17, 21 - 22, 24, Numbers 1 - 4, 6 - 10, 12 - 20, 25 - 27, 33, Deuteronomy 9 - 10, 32, Joshua 21, 24, Judges 20, 1Samuel 12, 1Chronicles 6, 15, 23 - 24, etc.

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Abaddon
Destroying angel, destruction
Strong's #G3
For more information see our article on different names for the devil.

References
Revelation 9:11

Abagtha
God-given
Strong's #H5

References
Esther 1:10

Abana
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Abarim
Regions beyond, passages
Strong's #H5682
Name of mountains located east of the Jordan River in the land of Moab.

References
Numbers 27:12, 33:47 - 48, Deuteronomy 32:49

Abba
Father
Strong's #G5
For more information see our article on different names for God.

References
Matthew 14:36, Romans 8:15, Galatians 4:6

Abda
Servant of Jehovah
Strong's #H5653

References
1Kings 4:6, Nehemiah 11:17

Abdeel
Serving God, servant of God
Strong's #H5655

References
Jeremiah 36:26

Abdi
Serviceable, servant of Jehovah
Strong's #H5660

References
1Chronicles 6:44, 2Chronicles 29:12, Ezra 10:26

Abdiel
Servant of God
Strong's #H5661

References
1Chronicles 5:15

Abdon
Servile
Strong's #H5658
Abdon is the name of several people in the Old Testament. It is also the name of a Levitical city given to the tribe of Asher.

References
Joshua 21:30, Judges 12:13, 15, 1Chronicles 6:74, 8:23, 30, 9:36, 2Chronicles 34:20

Abednego
Servant of Nebo
Strong's #H5664, #H5665

References
Daniel 1:6 - 20, 2:17, 49, 3:12 - 30

Abel
Breath
Strong's #H1893
The second son of Adam and Eve who was murdered by his brother Cain.

References
Genesis 4, Matthew 23:35, Luke 11:51, Hebrews 11:4, 12:24

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Abelbethmaachah
Meadow (house) of Beth-Maakah
Strong's #H62
Sheba, who sought to lead a rebellion against King David, fled to Abelbethmaachah. A wise woman convinced the city to behead Sheba in order to spare its destruction.

Syrian King Benhadad, responding to King Asa of Judah's request for help, conquers the city. Abelbethmaachah is also one of the places attacked by Assyria's King Tiglathpileser.

References
1Kings 15:20, 2Kings 15:29, 2Samuel 20:14 - 15

Abelmaim
Meadow of waters
Strong's #H66
Name of a city in the northern part of ancient Israel that was likely within the tribe of Naphtali's territory.

References
2Chronicles 16:4

Abelmeholah
Meadow of dancing, mourning of sickness
Strong's #H65
Abelmeholah was located within the tribe of Issachar's territory.

References
Judges 7:22, 1Kings 4:12, 19:16

Abelmizraim
Meadow of Egypt, mourning of Egyptians
Strong's #H67
Abelmizraim is located east of the Jordan River. It is where Jacob's entire family, escourted by Egyptians, took his embalmed body to mourn his death. After their mourning, they bury his body in the same cave where Abraham, his grandfather, is located.

References
Genesis 50:11

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Abelshittim
Meadow of acacias, mourning of thorns
Strong's #H63
Abelshittim, located in the plains of Moab, is the last place the children of Israel camped before crossing over the Jordan River.

References
Numbers 33:49

Abez
I will make white, gleam
Strong's #H77
Abez is one of the cities given to the tribe of Issachar as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:20

Abi
Fatherly, my father
Strong's #H21

References
2Kings 18:2

Abiah
Jehovah is (my) father, father of Jah
Strong's #H29

References
1Samuel 8:2, 1Chronicles 2:24, 6:28, 7:8

Abialbon
El (God) is my father, father of strength
Strong's #H45

References
2Samuel 23:31

Abiasaph
My father has gathered, father of gathering
Strong's #H23

References
Exodus 6:24

Abiathar
Father of abundance, my father is great
Strong's #H54

References
1Samuel 22:20 - 22, 1Samuel 23:6, 9, 30:7, 2Samuel 8:17, 15:24 - 36, 17:15, 19:11, 20:25, 1Kings 1:7, 19, 25, 42, 2:22 - 35, 4:4, 1Chronicles 15:11, 18:16, 24:6, 27:34, Mark 2:26

Abib
Green (meaning young), tender
Strong's #H24
First month of the Hebrew sacred year.

References
Exodus 13:4, 23:15, 34:18, Deuteronomy 16:1

Abida
Father of knowledge, my father knows
Strong's #H28

References
Genesis 25:4, 1Chronicles 1:33

Abidan
My father is judge, father of judgment
Strong's #H27

References
Numbers 1:11, 2:22, 7:60, 65, 10:24

Abiel
Father of God, El (God) is (my) father
Strong's #H22

References
1Samuel 9:1, 14:51, 1Chronicles 11:32

Abiezer
My father is help, father of help, helpful
Strong's #H44

References
Joshua 17:2, Judges 6:34, 8:2, 2Samuel 23:27, 1Chronicles 7:18, 11:28, 27:12

Abigail
My father is my joy, my father is joy
Strong's #H26
Wife of Nabal who ultimately became one of David's wives.

References
1Samuel 25, 27:3, 30:5, 2Samuel 2:2, 3:3, 17:25, 1Chronicles 2:16 - 17, 3:1

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