(əbĭn`ədăb), in the Bible. 1 Second son of Jesse. 2 Son of King Saul, killed at the battle of Mt. Gilboa. 3 Man in whose house the ark remained for 20 years. 4 Father of one of Solomon's chief officers.
The sons of Hezron who were born to him: Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai; and Ram begot Amminadab; and Amminadab begot Nahshon, the leader of the sons of Judah; and Nahshon begot Salma; and Salma begot Boaz, and Boaz begot Obed; and Obed begot Jesse; and Jesse begot his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third, Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth, Ozem the the sixth, and David the seventh (I Chron.