Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Hadad : Adod, brave(?), the name of a Syrian god.

  1. An Edomite king who defeated the Midianites (Genesis 36:35; 1 Chronicles 1:46).
  2. Another Edomite king (1 Chronicles 1:50,51), called also Hadar (Genesis 36:39; 1 Chronicles 1:51).
  3. One of "the king's seed in Edom." He fled into Egypt, where he married the sister of Pharaoh's wife (1 Kings 11:14-22). He became one of Solomon's adversaries.

Hadad, sharp, (a different name in Hebrew from the preceding), one of the sons of Ishmael (1 Chronicles 1:30). Called also Hadar (Genesis 25:15).

Related Resources
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names
  • Smith’s Bible Dictionary