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Strong's #5711 - עָדָה

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Adah = “ornament”

1) the 1st of the 2 wives of Lamech and mother of Jabal and Jubal

2) a Hittitess, 1 of the 3 wives of Esau and mother of Eliphaz

2a) also called ‘Bashemath’

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Genesis 8
NAS (8)
Genesis 8
HCS (8)
Genesis 8
BSB (11)
Genesis 11
ESV (8)
Genesis 8
WEB (8)
Genesis 8
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עָדָה proper name, feminine ( ornament; or (Arabic , ) morning) ᵐ5 Αδ(δ)α; — wife,

1 of Lamech Genesis 4:19,20,23 (J).

2 of Esau Genesis 36:2,4,10,12,16 (P R).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָדָה Arab. عَدَا for عدو i.q. עָבַר

(1)  to pass by, Job 28:8 whence עַד A, 1, and B, C, עֲדִי No. 1.

(2) to attack in a hostile manner, whence the Arabic عَدُوُّ an enemy, compare the synonyms עָבַר No. 5, b, חָלַף, הִלֵּךְ Hence עַד A, 2, booty.

(3) causat. to make to pass over, i.e. to put on ornaments (Germ. überziehen, anziehen), to adorn one-self with any thing; followed by an acc. like לָבַשׁ. (Ch. id.). Job 40:10 עֲדֵה־נָא גָּאוֹן “adorn thyself with majesty.” עָדָה עֱדִי to put on ornaments. Ezekiel 23:40; Jeremiah 4:30; Hosea 2:15; Jeremiah 31:4, תַּעְדִּי תֻפַּיִךְ “thou shalt adorn thyself with thy tabrets,” which, being put on the hands, adorned women when dancing.


(1) causat. of Kal No. 1, to remove, put away (as a garment), i.q. הֶעֱבִיר (Jonah 3:6) Proverbs 25:20.

(2) causat. of Kal No. 3, followed by two acc. to adorn any one with any thing, Ezekiel 16:11.

The derived nouns are, עַד, עֲדִי, עֵת for עֶדֶת (עַתָּה, עִתִּי), and the pr.n. עָדָה, עֲדִיאֵל, עֲדָיָה, עֲדִיתַיִם, יֶעְדּוֹ, מַעֲדַי, מַעֲדָיָה.

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List of Word Forms
עָדָ֔ה עָדָ֖ה עָדָ֗ה עָדָ֛ה עָדָ֤ה עָדָֽה׃ עָדָה֙ עדה עדה׃ ‘ā·ḏāh ‘āḏāh aDah
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