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Lexicon :: Strong's H5711 - ʿāḏâ

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עָדָה ʻÂdâh, aw-daw'; from H5710; ornament; Adah, the name of two women:—Adah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H5711 in the following manner: Adah (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H5711 in the following manner: Adah (8x).
  1. Adah = "ornament"

    1. the 1st of the 2 wives of Lamech and mother of Jabal and Jubal

    2. a Hittitess, 1 of the 3 wives of Esau and mother of Eliphaz

      1. also called 'Bashemath'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָדָה ʻÂdâh, aw-daw'; from H5710; ornament; Adah, the name of two women:—Adah.
STRONGS H5711: Abbreviations
עָדָה proper name, feminine (ornament; or (Arabic bdb072505, bdb072506) morning) Greek Version of the LXX Αδ(δ)α; — wife,
1. of Lamech Genesis 4:19, 20, 23 (J).
2. of Esau Genesis 36:2, 4, 10, 12, 16 (PR).
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Strong's Number H5711 matches the Hebrew עָדָה (ʿāḏâ),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - And Lamech took for himself two wives: the name of the one was Adah H5711, and the name of the other, Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:20 - And Adah H5711 [fn]gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and have livestock.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 -

And Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah H5711 and Zillah,

Hear my voice,

You wives of Lamech,

Give ear to my word,

For I [fn]have killed a man for [fn]striking me;

And a boy for wounding me;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:2 -

Esau took his wives from the daughters of Canaan: Adah H5711 the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah the daughter of Anah and the granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:4 - And Adah H5711 bore Eliphaz to Esau, and Basemath bore Reuel,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:10 - These are the names of Esau’s sons: Eliphaz the son of Esau’s wife Adah H5711, Reuel the son of Esau’s wife Basemath.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:12 - Timna was a concubine of Esau’s son Eliphaz, and she bore Amalek to Eliphaz. These are the sons of Esau’s wife Adah H5711.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:16 - chief Korah, chief Gatam, chief Amalek. These are the chiefs [fn]descended from Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Adah H5711.
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