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Abdon


Ab’don (servile).

1. A judge of Israel, Judg. 12:13, 15; perhaps the same person as Bedan, in 1 Sam. 12:11. (b.c. 1233-1225.)

2. Son of Shashak. 1 Chron. 8:23.

3. First-born son of Jehiel, son of Gideon. 1 Chron. 8:30; 9:35, 36.

4. Son of Micah, a contemporary of Josiah, 2 Chron. 34:20, called Achbor in 2 Kings 22:12. (b.c. 628.)

5. A city in the tribe of Asher, given to the Gershonites, Josh. 21:30; 1 Chron. 6:74; the modern Abdeh, 10 miles northeast of Accho.