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Abdon

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Abdon

Servile.

1. The son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, the tenth judge of Israel (Judges 12:13-15). He is probably the Bedan of 1 Samuel 12:11.

2. The first-born of Gibeon of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 34:20). He is called Achbor in 2 Kings 22:12.

4. One of the "sons" of Shashak (1 Chronicles 8:23).

This is the name also of a Levitical town of the Gershonites, in the tribe of Asher (Joshua 21:30; 1 Chronicles 6:74). The ruins of Abdeh, some 8 miles north-east of Accho, probably mark its site.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Abdon

servant; cloud of judgment


Naves Topical Index
Abdon

1. A judge of Israel, in the time of the judges
Judges 12:13-15

2. A Levitical city
Joshua 21:30; 1 Chronicles 6:74

3. A Benjamite chief
1 Chronicles 8:23
Achbor

4. Son of Gibeon
1 Chronicles 8:30; 1 Chronicles 9:36

5. Son of Micah, called Achbor
2 Chronicles 34:20; 2 Kings 22:12


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Abdon

(servile).

  1. A judge of Isr'l, (Judges 12:13,15) perhaps the same person as Bedan, in (1 Samuel 12:11) (B.C. 1233-1225).
  2. Son of Shashak. (1 Chronicles 8:23)
  3. First-born son of Jehiel, son of Gideon. (1 Chronicles 8:30; 9:35,36).
  4. Son of Micah, a contemporary of Josiah, (2 Chronicles 34:20) called Achbor in (2 Kings 22:12) (B.C. 628.)
  5. A city in the tribe if Asher, given to the Gershonites, (Joshua 21:30; 1 Chronicles 6:74) the modern Abdeh, 10 miles northeast of Accho.