Name: Abijah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Abijah

  • Meaning:
    The Lord is my father
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah BY jah); (ah BY yah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Abijah

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A frequently occurring name in the Bible, among them two priests in the book of Nehemiah and the second son of Samuel. A son of King Rehoboam who attempted to unite the twelve tribes of Israel also had the name Abijah. Females were also called Abijah as evidenced by the mother of Hezekiah, king of Judah.

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