Bible Names A-G : Abida


Abida in Wikipedia Abida was the son of Midian, and the grandson of Abraham and his wife Keturah. Abraham sent his sons by Keturah to live in the east, far from their half-brother Isaac. Abida was one of Midian's descendants, the Midianites, settled in the territory east of the Jordan (Tobit 1:14 ) and also much of the area east of the Dead Sea (later occupied by Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites), and southward through the desert wilderness of the Arabah. or Abi'dah, father of knowledge; knowing, according to the Bible one of the five sons of Midian, who was the son of Abraham by Keturah (1 Chr. 1:33), also apparently the chief of an Arab tribe.