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Adnah

ADNAH (ăd'na, Heb. ‘adhnāh, pleasure)

A Manassite who joined David at Ziklag (1Chr.12.20).A man of Judah who held high military rank under Jehoshaphat (2Chr.17.14).


ADNAH ăd’ nə (עַדְנָ֣ה). 1. A soldier from the tribe of Manasseh who deserted Saul’s army for David’s (1 Chron 12:20).

2. A military commander of Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chron 17:14).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(`adhnach, "pleasure"; Edna):

(1) A warrior of the tribe of Manasseh, who deserted Saul and joined David’s forces at Ziklag (1Ch 12:20,21)

(2) An officer of high rank, perhaps the commander-in-chief of Jehoshaphat’s army (2Ch 17:14). Here the spelling in Hebrew is `adhnah.