First name Abijah in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Abijah is the name of the second son of Samuel (1SA 8:2), as well as name of son of Jeroboam (1KI 14:1), wife of Hezron (1CH 2:24), daughter of Machir (1CH 2:21), and son of Becher (1CH 7:8)
(and others...)
. Meaning of the name: the Lord is my father. Related names are: Jeroboam, Israel, Abiah . The translations of Abijah in 76 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Abías in Spanish to ಅಬೀಯನ in Kannada!
Name Abijah in the world's Bibles
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick. (1KI 14:1)
The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah, (1CH 24:10)
And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bare him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith. (2CH 11:20)
And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king. (2CH 11:22)
And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David: and Abijah his son reigned in his stead. (2CH 12:16)
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah. (2CH 13:1)
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam. (2CH 13:2)
And 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. (2CH 13:3)
And Abijah stood up upon mount Zemaraim, which is in mount Ephraim, and said, Hear me, thou Jeroboam, and all Israel; (2CH 13:4)
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 Abijah and Judah. (2CH 13:15)
And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men. (2CH 13:17)
And Abijah pursued after Jeroboam, and took cities from him, Bethel with the towns thereof, and Jeshnah with the towns thereof, and Ephrain with the towns thereof. (2CH 13:19)
Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck him, and he died. (2CH 13:20)
But Abijah waxed mighty, and married fourteen wives, and begat twenty and two sons, and sixteen daughters. (2CH 13:21)
And the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways, and his sayings, are written in the story of the prophet Iddo. (2CH 13:22)
So 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. (2CH 14:1)
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 Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah. (2CH 29:1)
Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, (NEH 10:7)
Iddo, Ginnetho, Abijah, (NEH 12:4)
Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai; (NEH 12:17)
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beer-sheba. (1SA 8:2)
And Solomon's son was Rehoboam, Abia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son, (1CH 3:10)
And after that Hezron was dead in Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa. (1CH 2:24)
And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher. (1CH 7:8)

Popularity of the name Abijah in its translations around the world

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