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abdon


abdon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Abdon 
  servile.  (1.)  The  son  of  Hillel,  a  Pirathonite,  the  tenth  judge 
  of  Israel  (Judg.  12:13-15).  He  is  probably  the  Bedan  of  1  Sam. 
  12:11. 
 
  (2.)  The  first-born  of  Gibeon  of  the  tribe  of  Benjamin  (1  Chr. 
  8:30;  9:36). 
 
  (3.)  The  son  of  Micah,  one  of  those  whom  Josiah  sent  to  the 
  prophetess  Huldah  to  ascertain  from  her  the  meaning  of  the 
  recently  discovered  book  of  the  law  (2  Chr.  34:20).  He  is  called 
  Achbor  in  2  Kings  22:12. 
 
  (4.)  One  of  the  sons"  of  Shashak  (1  Chr.  8:23). 
 
  This  is  the  name  also  of  a  Levitical  town  of  the  Gershonites 
  in  the  tribe  of  Asher  (Josh.  21:30;  1  Chr.  6:74).  The  ruins  of 
  Abdeh  some  8  miles  north-east  of  Accho,  probably  mark  its  site. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Abdon,  servant;  cloud  of  judgment