Abdon

Abdon (Ab´duhn; Heb., “service, servile”?)

1 A levitical town in Asherite territory (Josh 21:30; 1Chr 6:74), probably modern Khirbet ‘Abdeh, nineteen miles south of Tyre and about three miles east of the Mediterranean coast at Achzib. 2 One of the minor judges of Israel (Judg 12:13-15), whose eight-year work is unknown, but whose family is described as both large and rich. 3 A Benjaminite son of Shashak (1Chr 8:23-24). 4 The firstborn son of the Gibeonite Jeiel and his wife Maacah, and an ancestor of Saul (1Chr 8:30; 1Chr 9:36). 5 A servant of Judah’s king Josiah, commanded to seek the validity of the book of law discovered in the Temple (2Chr 34:20, 2Chr 34:14). This person is named Achbor in (2Kgs 22:12).

Josh 21:30

30Out of the tribe of Asher: Mishal with its pasture lands, Abdon with its pasture lands,

1Chr 6:74

74out of the tribe of Asher: Mashal with its pasture lands, Abdon with its pasture lands,

Judg 12:13-15

13After him Abdon son of Hillel the Pirathonite judged Israel.14He had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy donkeys; he judged Israel eight year ... View more

1Chr 8:23-24

23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,24Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

1Chr 8:30

30His firstborn son: Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

1Chr 9:36

36His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,

2Chr 34:20

20Then the king commanded Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Abdon son of Micah, the secretary Shaphan, and the king's servant Asaiah:

2Chr 34:14

14While they were bringing out the money that had been brought into the house of the Lord, the priest Hilkiah found the book of the law of the Lord given throug ... View more

2Kgs 22:12

12Then the king commanded the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Achbor son of Micaiah, Shaphan the secretary, and the king's servant Asaiah, saying,

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