Abijah


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Abijah

(əbī`jə), in the Bible. 1 See AbiAbi
[short for Abijah], in the Bible, King Hezekiah's mother.
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. 2 Died c.911 B.C., king (c.914–c.911 B.C.) of Judah, the southern kingdom. He succeeded his father, Rehoboam, and King Jeroboam continued warfare against him. 3 Son of Jeroboam, whose death was used by a prophet to foreshadow the death of Jeroboam. 4 Priestly family. 5 Priests in the return to Jerusalem.
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Abijah Flagg was summoned, lifted the well cover, explored, found the inciting cause of trouble, and with the help of Yankee wit succeeded in removing it.
Wednesday 19th a Fine day a Cloudy a Afternoon gave Franklin Keyes a small job of shoveling gravel a Abijah Greenwood here from Hubbardston a makes some judicious observations a Muster at Fitchburg.
Hannah was the child of missionaries and became Cherokee through marrying Abijah Hicks, son of an Eastern Cherokee chief who was mistakenly murdered by Pin Indians near Lee's Creek, Oklahoma on July 4, 1862.
The Gospel of Luke points out that John's father Zachariah was a priest of the order or clan of Abijah and that his mother Elizabeth belonged to the tribe of Levi (Lk 1:5).
Subsequent monarchs of Judah, prior to the conquest of Jerusalem by Jehoash of Israel, were Rehoboam, Abijah, Asa, Jehoshaphat, Jehoram, Ahaziah, Athaliah, Joash, and Amaziah.
Abijah Trust received pounds 1,500 to continue its Birmingham Community Football League programme and Weoley Ward Netball Team got pounds 500 to put towards coaching.
Steele's text is compared against numerous other contemporaneous documents, and Goodwin's account--including Steele's capture and imprisonment; and subsequent escape, with post-war developments--is supplemented by the incorporation of narratives provided by Steele's fellow captives Abijah Hutchinson, George Avery, and Josiah Hollister.
One of these is Abijah Skinflint, whose "establishment was a nuisance in the eyes of the neighboring planters" (231).
Colonel Abijah Willard, who had known French since 1777, spoke of his service in the commissary department and how he "conducted himself always as a good honest man.
Wright (23), proprietors of the British American Commercial College, Toronto in 1866; Abijah H.
Joseph Graham, 27, and Abijah Marquis, 30, threatened to cut off her fingers unless her lover paid up, but freed her after realising he was broke.
In a "Postscript," the Boston Weekly News-Letter, warned that a deserter from the 40th Foot named Abijah Everenden had probably "secreted himself" in "Stoughton, where his Father, and his Wife and Family now lives.