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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Abdon (2)

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1. One of the last of the Ephraimite judges; a son of Hillel of Pirathon. He aided in restoring order in central Israel after the disastrous feud with Jephtha and the Gileadites (Judges, 12:13-15). 2. A family of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:23). 3. A Gibeonite family (1 Chronicles 8:30, 9:36). 4. A court official in the days of Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:20). In 2 Kings, 22:12, his name is given as Achbor.

J. F. McC.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Abdon (2)'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/a/abdon-2.html. 1901.

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