When King David's army defeated the Edomites, Hadad, a prince of Edom, escaped to Egypt. There "Hadad found great favor in the sight of the Pharaoh",[1] who gave him both land and a house, allowance for food, and the hand of his wife's sister in marriage. After King David died, Hadad became an enemy of King Solomon.

The name Hadad means "thunderer."


  1. 1 Kings 11:19 (Link)

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.