Adna

ADNA (ăd'na, Heb. ‘adhnā, pleasure)

A son of Pahath-Moab who had married a foreign wife during the Exile (Ezra.10.30).A priest, head of his father’s house in the days of Joiakim (Neh.12.12-Neh.12.15).


ADNA ăd’ nə (עַדְנָ֔א, pleasure). 1. The head of a priestly house who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:15).

2. An Israelite in Ezra’s time who divorced his foreign wife (Ezra 10:30).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(`adhna’, "pleasure"; Aidaine):

(1) An Israelite in Ezra’s time who, having married a foreign wife, divorced her. He belonged to Pahath-moab (Ezr 10:30).

(2) A priest of the family of Harum, during the high-priesthood of Joiakim son of Jethua (Ne 12:12-15).