Abihail to Aceldama
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Abihail
My father is might, father (possessor) of might
Strong's #H32

References
Numbers 3:35, 1Chronicles 2:29, 5:14, 2Chronicles 11:18, Esther 2:15, 9:29

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Abihu
Worshipper of him (God), he is my father
Strong's #H30

References
Exodus 6:23, 24:1, 9, 28:1, Leviticus 10:1, Numbers 3:2, 4, 26:60 - 61, 1Chronicles 6:3, 24:1 - 2

Abijah
Father (worshipper) of Jah, Jehovah is my father
Strong's #H29

References
1Kings 14:1, 1Chronicles 24:10, 2Chronicles 11 - 13, 14:1, 29:1, Nehemiah 10:7, 12:4, 17

Abijam
My father is the sea, father of the sea
Strong's #H38

References
1Kings 14:31, 15:1, 7 - 8

Abilene
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Abimael
Father of Mael, my father is El (God)
Strong's #H39

References
Genesis 10:28, 1Chronicles 1:22

Abimelech
Melek is father, father of the king
Strong's #H40

References
Genesis 20 - 21, 26, Judges 8:31, 9, 10:1, 2Samuel 11:21, 1Chronicles 18:16, Psalm 34:1

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Abinadab
My father is noble, my father is willing, father of generosity
Strong's #H41

References
1Samuel 7:1, 16:8, 17:13, 31:2, 2Samuel 6:3 - 4, 1Kings 4:11, 1Chronicles 2:13, 8:33, 9:39, 10:2, 13:7

Abinoam
Father of pleasantness (graciousness), my father is delight
Strong's #H42

References
Judges 4:6, 12, 5:1, 12

Abishag
Father of error (blundering), my father is a wanderer
Strong's #H49

References
1Kings 1:3, 15, 2:17, 21 - 22

Abishai
My father is a gift, father of a gift
Strong's #H52

One of King David's thirty-seven mighty men of valor who zealously fought for him and his cause.

References
1Samuel 26:6 - 9, 2Samuel 2:18, 24, 3:30, 10:10, 14, 16:9, 11, 18:2, 5, 12, 19:21, 20:6, 10, 21:17, 23:18, 1Chronicles 2:16, 11:20, 18:12, 19:11, 15

Abishua
My father is safety, father of plenty (prosperous)
Strong's #H50

References
1Chronicles 6:4 - 5, 50, 8:4, Ezra 7:5

Abner
Father of light, my father is a lamp
Strong's #H74

References
1Samuel 14:50 - 51, 17:55, 57, 20:25, 26:5 - 15, 2Samuel 2 - 4, 1Kings 2:5, 32, 1Chronicles 26:28, 27:21

Abraham
Father of a multitude
Strong's #H85

References
Genesis 17 - 26, 28, 31, 32:9, 35:12, 27, 48:15 - 16, 49:30 - 31, 50:13, 24, etc.

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Abram
High father, exalted father
Strong's #H87

References
Genesis 11 - 17, 1Chronicles 1:27, Nehemiah 9:7

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Absalom (Abishalom)
Father of peace
Strong's #H53

One of King David's sons who attempted to take his throne by force. His coup was halted when Joab, one of David's military commanders, had him killed.

References
2Samuel 3, 13 - 20, 1Kings 1:6, 2:7, 28, 1Chronicles 3:2, 2Chronicles 11:20 - 21, Psalm 3:1

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Accad
Subtle, strengthen, fortress
Strong's #H390

Accad was a city built by Nimrod located in the land of Shinar (Mesopotamia).

References
Genesis 10:10

Accho (Acco)
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Aceldama
Field of blood
Strong's #G184

Judas, after his betrayal of Jesus, rejected the thirty pieces of silver paid to him for the act (Matthew 27:3 - 8). He then committed suicide in a nearby field. The Jewish religious leaders used the money he returned to purchase the field he died in and use it as a place to bury strangers.

References
Acts 1:19

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