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Adah

[ey-duh] /ˈeɪ də/
noun
1.
one of the two wives of Lamech. Gen. 4:19.
2.
the wife of Esau, and the mother of Eliphaz, Gen. 36:2, 4, 10, 12, 16.
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  • "Well, the fact is, we want to use this room," continued Adah.

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  • Adah joins in his entreaties, and endeavours to cling to the sides of the vessel.

  • And Adah and her brothers and sisters were also born unto the house of Adam.

    The Secret of the Creation Howard D. Pollyen
  • However, this mishap did not wholly abate Adah's interest in our affairs.

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  • She did not seem to hear him, but continued questioning Adah.

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  • And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of the shepherds that dwell in tents.

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  • But no, his eyes were only intent on the darkness without; he had no care for her, Adah, though he knew she was there.

    Bad Hugh Mary Jane Holmes
  • "We're not going to alter our arrangements for anybody," returned Adah tartly.

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  • Adah began the proceedings by reading a report of the school activities for the previous term.

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  • Adah was making a desperate effort to curb her temper and be conciliatory.

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Adah in the Bible

ornament. (1.) The first of Lamech's two wives, and the mother of Jabal and Jubal (Gen. 4:19, 20, 23). (2.) The first of Esau's three wives, the daughter of Elon the Hittite (Gen. 36:2,4), called also Bashemath (26:34).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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