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Bedan

Bedan [N] [E] [H]

(son of judgement ).

  1. 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.)
  2. 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 Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bedan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.