Abiah

 

The origin of the name Abiah is Hebrew

 

This is how Abiah is written in Hebrew:

אֲבִיָה = Abiyah

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Abiah is: Jehovah is my father

 

Abiah was the king of Judah, son and successor of Rehoboam and the second son of Samuel

 

The name Abiah appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Samuel 8:2 KJV
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, אֲבִיָה (Abiah): they were judges in Beersheba.

1 Kings 14:1 KJV
At that time אֲבִיָה (Abijah) the son of Jeroboam fell sick.

1 Chronicles 2:24 KJV
And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then אֲבִיָה (Abiah) Hezron’s wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.

1 Chronicles 3:10 KJV
And Solomon’s son was Rehoboam, אֲבִיָה (Abia) his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,

1 Chronicles 6:28 KJV
And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and אֲבִיָה (Abiah).

1 Chronicles 7:8 KJV
And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and אֲבִיָה (Abiah), and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.

1 Chronicles 24:10 KJV
The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to אֲבִיָה (Abijah),

2 Chronicles 11:20 KJV
And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bare him אֲבִיָה (Abijah), and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

2 Chronicles 11:22 KJV
And Rehoboam made אֲבִיָה (Abijah) the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.

2 Chronicles 12:16 KJV
And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David: and אֲבִיָה (Abijah) his son reigned in his stead.

2 Chronicles 13:1 KJV
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began אֲבִיָה (Abiah) to reign over Judah.

2 Chronicles 13:2 KJV
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between אֲבִיָה (Abiah) and Jeroboam.

2 Chronicles 13:3 KJV
And אֲבִיָה (Abijah) set the battle in array with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men: Jeroboam also set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, being mighty men of valour.

2 Chronicles 13:4 KJV
And אֲבִיָה (Abijah) stood up upon mount Zemaraim, which is in mount Ephraim, and said, Hear me, thou Jeroboam, and all Israel;

2 Chronicles 13:15 KJV
Then the men of Judah gave a shout: and as the men of Judah shouted, it came to pass, that God smote Jeroboam and all Israel before אֲבִיָה (Abijah) and Judah.

2 Chronicles 13:17 KJV
And אֲבִיָה (Abijah) and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.

2 Chronicles 13:19 KJV
And אֲבִיָה (Abijah) pursued after Jeroboam, and took cities from him, Bethel with the towns thereof, and Jeshanah with the towns thereof, and Ephrain with the towns thereof.

2 Chronicles 13:20 KJV
Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of אֲבִיָה (Abijah): and the LORD struck him, and he died.

2 Chronicles 13:21 KJV
But אֲבִיָה (Abiah) waxed mighty, and married fourteen wives, and begat twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters.

2 Chronicles 13:22 KJV
And the rest of the acts of אֲבִיָה (Abiah), and his ways, and his sayings, are written in the story of the prophet Iddo.

2 Chronicles 14:1 KJV
So אֲבִיָה (Abijah) slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.

2 Chronicles 29:1 KJV
Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was אֲבִיָה (Abiah), the daughter of Zechariah.

Nehemiah 10:7 KJV
Meshullam, אֲבִיָה (Abijah), Mijamin,

Nehemiah 12:4 KJV
Iddo, Ginnetho, אֲבִיָה (Abijah),

Nehemiah 12:17 KJV
Of אֲבִיָה (Abijah), Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai;