- a son of David, put to death at the order of Solomon. II Sam. 3:4; I Kings 2:19–25.
Also Douay Bible, Ad·o·ni·as [ad-n-ahy-uh s] /ˌæd nˈaɪ əs/.
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Examples from the Web for adonijah
But Adonijah in his fear of Solomon went and caught hold of the horns of the altar.
Adonijah was very good-looking and was the next younger son after Absalom.
Adonijah and all the guests who were with him heard it just as they had finished eating.
What his age was at the date of Adonijah's rebellion we do not know.
But for their intervention on this occasion Adonijah would have become king.