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  1. one of the two wives of Lamech. Gen. 4:19.
  2. the wife of Esau, and the mother of Eliphaz, Gen. 36:2, 4, 10, 12, 16.
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Examples from the Web for adah

Historical Examples

  • And Adah bare Jabal; he was the father of such as dwell in tents and have cattle.

    Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II

    Martin Luther

  • Adah joins in his entreaties, and endeavours to cling to the sides of the vessel.

  • Adah's one o'ermastering ambition in life has been to build a house.

    The House

    Eugene Field

  • However, this mishap did not wholly abate Adah's interest in our affairs.

    The House

    Eugene Field

  • And Adah and her brothers and sisters were also born unto the house of Adam.