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  1. a son of Aaron who, with Nadab, was destroyed by fire from heaven for disobeying the Lord. Lev. 10:1–5.
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Historical Examples

  • But the two other sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, felt differently.

    A Manual for Teaching Biblical History

    Eugene Kohn

  • No one can imagine that Nadab and Abihu meant wrong; but for all that, for their sin they died.

  • We cannot look upon the case as if the act of Nadab and Abihu had been merely a private matter, personal to themselves alone.

  • Nadab and Abihu might have deemed one kind of "fire" as good as another, but it was not their province to decide as to that.

  • Nadab and Abihu offered "strange fire," and Eleazar and Ithamar were unable to eat the sin-offering.