Abinadab

("father of willingness".)

1. A Levite of Kirjath-jearim, (but (See LEVITES for doubts as to Abinadab being a Levite,) in whose house the ark remained twenty years (1 Samuel 7:1-2; 1 Chronicles 13:7); Eleazar his son was sanctified to keep it.

2. Jesse's second son (1 Samuel 16:8; 1 Samuel 17:13).

3. Saul's son, slain at Gilboa (1 Samuel 31:2).

4. 1 Kings 4:7; 1 Kings 4:11.