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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
IBZAN . One of the minor judges, following Jephthah ( Judges 12:8-10 ). He came from Bethlehem, probably the Bethlehem in Zebulun ( Joshua 19:15 ), 7 miles N.W. of Nazareth. He had 30 sons and 30 daughters an evidence of his social importance and arranged their marriages. He judged Israel 7 years, and was buried at Bethlehem. According to Jewish tradition, Ibzan was the same as Boaz.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Ibzan'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​i/ibzan.html. 1909.