Nadab in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The eldest son of Aaron and Elisheba. Exod 8 13
Numb 3:2. (B.C. 1490.) He, his father and brother, and seventy
old men of Israel were led out from the midst of the assembled
people, Ex 24:1 and were commended to stay and worship God
"afar off," below the lofty summit of Sinai, where Moses alone
was to come near to the Lord. Subsequently, Le 10:1 Nadab and
his brother were struck dead before the sanctuary by fire from
the Lord. Their offence was kindling the incense in their
censers with "strange" fire, i.e. not taken from that which
burned perpetually, Le 6:13 on the altar.
2. King Jeroboam's son, who succeeded to the throne of
Israel B.C. 954, and reigned two years. 1Ki 15:25-31 At the
siege of Gibbethon a conspiracy broke out in the midst of the
army, and the king was slain by Baasha, a man of Issachar.
3. A son of Shammai 1Ch 2:28 of the tribe of Judah.
4. A son of Gibeon, 1Ch 8:30; 9:36 of the tribe of