This article is about Abia the priest; also called Abijah. You may be looking for another Abijah.

The name Abia (sometimes called Abijah, Abijam[1] or even Abiah[2]) refers to the head of the eighth of the twenty-four courses into which David divided the priests.[3]


Abia comes from a Hebrew phrase that means "My Father is the Lord".


  1. Matthew 1:7 (Link)
  2. 1 Chronicles 7:8 (Link)
  3. 1 Chronicles 24:10 (Link)

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