Abdon

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From the Hebrew word עבדון ‎(abdon, servant). Compare Arabic عَبْد ‎(ʿabd) (as in Abdullah), which also means servant.

Proper noun[edit]

Abdon ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Abdons)

  1. The tenth judge of Israel. (biblical character)
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Judges 12:13-14::
      And after him Abdon the son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, judged Israel. And he had forty sons and thirty nephews, that rode on threescore and ten ass colts: and he judged Israel eight years.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

Translations[edit]


Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abdon m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Abdon