- Abdi used 3 times.
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: No
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H5660 Used 3 times
Father of Kish.
2 Chronicles 29:12
AB'DICANT, adjective [See Abdicate.] Abdicating; renouncing.
AB'DICATE, verb transitive [Latin abdica; ab and dico, to dedicate, to bestow, but the literal primary sense of dico is to send or thrust.]
1. In a general sense, to relinquish, renounce, or abandon.
2. To abandon an office or trust, without a formal resignation to those who conferred it, or without their consent; also to abandon a throne, without a formal surrender of the crown.
3. To relinquish an office before the expiration of the time of service.
4. To reject; to renounce; to abandon as a right.
5. To cast away; to renounce; as to abdicate our mental faculties [Unusual.]
6. In the civil law, to disclaim a son and expel him from the family, as a father; to disinherit during the life of the father.
AB'DICATE, verb intransitive To renounce; to abandon; to cast off; to relinquish, as a right, power, or trust.
Though a King may abdicate for his own person, he cannot abdicate for the monarchy.
AB'DICATED, participle passive Renounced; relinquished without a formal resignation; abandoned.
AB'DICATING, participle present tense Relinquishing without a formal resignation; abandoning.
1. The act of abdicating; the abandoning of an office or trust, without a formal surrender, or before the usual or stated time of expiration.
2. A casting off; rejection.
AB'DICATIVE, adjective Causing or implying abdication. [Little used.]
Servant of God, (1 Chronicles 5:15), a Gadite chief.
servant of God
1 Chronicles 5:15
(the servant of God), son of Guni and father of Ahi, one of the Gadites who were settled in the land of Bashan, (1 Chronicles 5:15), in the days of Jotham king of Judah. (B.C. 758.)
AB'DITIVE, adjective [Latin abdo, to hide; ab and do.] Having the power or quality of hiding. [Little used.]
AB'DITORY, noun A place for secreting or preserving goods.