Bedan [N] [E] [H]
(son of judgement ).
- Mentioned in ( 1 Samuel 12:11 ) as a judge of Israel between Jerubbaal (Gideon) and Jephthah. The Chaldee Paraphrase reads Samson for Bedan; the LXX., Syriac and Arabic all have Barak. Ewald suggests that it may be a false reading for Abdon. (B.C. about 1150.)
- The son of Gilead. ( 1 Chronicles 7:17 )
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bedan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.