[ ey-duh ]

  1. one of the two wives of Lamech. Genesis 4:19.

  2. the wife of Esau, and the mother of Eliphaz, Genesis 36:2, 4, 10, 12, 16.

Words Nearby Adah Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Adah in a sentence

  • Adah Levy was talking to herself steadily and whispering, "Hurry now, hurry now, hurry now!"

    Smith College Stories | Josephine Dodge Daskam
  • And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of the shepherds that dwell in tents.

    The City of God, Volume II | Aurelius Augustine
  • But Adah did mind; and once alone in her room, her tears fell in torrents.

    Bad Hugh | Mary Jane Holmes
  • "Oh, no, I'd like it so much," and Adah read her favorite chapter.

    Bad Hugh | Mary Jane Holmes
  • But it did not matter then, and for a full half hour she lay waiting for Adah's return.

    Bad Hugh | Mary Jane Holmes