prince, or summit, a place "in the land of Ephraim" (Judg. 12:15 ), now Fer'on, some 10 miles south-west of Shechem. This was the home of Abdon the judge.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Pirathon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".