In the bible, Abda is the name of the father of Adoniram (1KI 4:6). Meaning of the name: a servant; servitude. Related names are: Jeduthun
. The translations of Abda in 6 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from עַבְדָּא in Hebrew
to عبدة in Arabic!
And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute. (1KI 4:6)
And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun. (NEH 11:17)