father of the sea

[[29]Abia, Abiah, Or Abijah, [30]Abijah Or Abijam, 1]

-Also called ABIJAH and ABIA -King of Judah 1Ki 14:31; 15:1; 2Ch 12:16 -History of 1Ki 15:1-8; 2Ch 11:22; 13 -Succeeded by Asa 1Ki 15:8; 2Ch 14:1

Father of the sea; i.e., “seaman” the name always used in Kings of the king of Judah, the son of Rehoboam, elsewhere called Abijah (1 Kings 15:1, 7, 8). (See [2]ABIJAH.)