Abidan

Abidan [H] [S]

father of judgment; judge, head of the tribe of Benjamin at the Exodus ( Numbers 1:11 ; 2:22 ).

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Abidan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Abidan [E] [S]

father of judgment
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Abidan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Abidan [E] [H]

(father of the judge ), chief of the tribe of Benjamin at the time of the Exodus. (B.C. 1491.) ( Numbers 1:11 ; 2:22 ; Numbers 7:60 Numbers 7:65 ; 10:24 )


[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 'Abidan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ABIDAN

a-bi'-dan ('abhidhan, "father is judge"):

Abidan, son of Gideoni, was a "prince" of the children of Benjamin (Numbers 2:22; 10:24). He was chosen to represent his tribe at the census in the wilderness of Sinai (Numbers 1:11). When, on the erection, anointing and sanctification of the Tabernacle, the heads of Israel offered, Abidan offered on the ninth day (Numbers 7:60,65).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABIDAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.