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Strong's #5658 - עַבְדוֹן

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5647);
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
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Abdon = “servile”

1) a judge of Israel in the time of the judges; perhaps the same as ‘Bedan’ (noun proper masculine)

2) a Benjamite, son of Shashak (noun proper masculine)

3) a Gibeonite, son of Jehiel and a grandson of Gideon (noun proper masculine)

4) son of Micah in the time of king Josiah of Judah; also ‘Achbor’ (noun proper masculine)

5) a city in Asher allotted to the Gershonite Levites; located 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Accho; modern ‘Abdeh’ (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
NAS (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
HCS (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
BSB (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
ESV (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
WEB (8)
Joshua 1
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עַבְדּוֺן proper name I.

proper name, masculine 1. a judge Judges 12:13,15, ᵐ5 Αβδων, A ᵐ5 L Λαβδω(μ); (Ew compare בְּדָן 1 Samuel 12:11, but read בָּרָק, see בְּדָן above).

2 a Benjamite 1 Chronicles 8:23, ᵐ5 Αβαδων, A ᵐ5 L Αβδων.

3 son of Jehiel a Gibeonite 1 Chronicles 8:30; 1 Chronicles 9:36; ᵐ5 Αβαλων, Σαβαδων, A Αβδων, Σαβδων, ᵐ5 L Αβδων.

4 son of Micah 2 Chronicles 34:20, ᵐ5 Αβδοδομ, A ᵐ5 L Αβδων (= עַכְבּוֺר 2 Kings 22:12). II.

proper name, of a location Levitical city in Asher Joshua 21:30; 1 Chronicles 6:59, ᵐ5 Δαββων, Αβαραν, A ᵐ5 L Αβδων (20 Manuscripts read עַבְדֹּן Joshua 19:28 for עֶבְרֹן), `Abde, Guérin Galatians 2,37 compare Buhl Geogr. 230.

עוֺבָל, I. עֵיבָל proper name, of a people Arabian people, descended from Joktan according to Genesis 10:28 (ᵐ5 L Γαιβαλ); = עֵיבָל 1 Chronicles 1:22 (ᵐ5 L Ηβηλ). On location compare Glaser Skizze ii. 426.

I. עֵיבָל see עוֺבָל above

II. עֵיבָל proper name, masculine or of a people name in Edom, Genesis 36:23 (ᵐ5 Γαιβηλ), = 1 Chronicles 1:40 (ᵐ5 Γαιβηλ), A Γαοβηλᵐ5 L Ουβαλ); according to Glaser Skizze ii. 426 possibly = foregoing (compare with name of (god) B¢l, Wkl Geschichte. Israel 120; Alttest. Unters. 117f.).

III. עֵיבָל proper name, of a mountain Ebal, the mountain of cursing, north of Shechem (Nabulus), and opposite Mt. Gerizim (mountain of blessing, south of Shechem), Deuteronomy 11:29, also Joshua 8:30,33 (D); ᵐ5 Γαιβαλ (connection with above √ dubious; on בל = B¢l, compare Gray Prop. N. 124n., and references); — on Ebal see Rob BR ii. 275 ff. GASm Geogr. Ch. vi. Di Deuteronomy 11:29 Dr ib. Bd Pal. (1898), 257.

עבץ ( √ of following; meaning unknown).

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List of Word Forms
וְעַבְדּ֥וֹן ועבדון עַבְדּ֑וֹן עַבְדּ֖וֹן עַבְדּ֥וֹן עַבְדּ֨וֹן עבדון ‘aḇ·dō·wn ‘aḇdōwn avDon veavDon wə‘aḇdōwn wə·‘aḇ·dō·wn
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