Abdon in Easton's Bible Dictionary
servile. (1.) The son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, the tenth
of Israel (Judg. 12:13-15). He is probably the Bedan
of 1 Sam.
(2.) The first-born of Gibeon of the tribe of
Benjamin (1 Chr.
(3.) The son of Micah, one of those whom Josiah sent
prophetess Huldah to ascertain from her the meaning
recently discovered book of the law (2 Chr. 34:20).
He is called
Achbor in 2 Kings 22:12.
(4.) One of the "sons" of Shashak (1 Chr. 8:23).
This is the name also of a Levitical town of the
in the tribe of Asher (Josh. 21:30; 1 Chr. 6:74).
The ruins of
Abdeh, some 8 miles north-east of Accho, probably
mark its site.