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Abdon (Place)

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Aaron – Aniconism

Volume 1
Editor(s): Hans-Josef Klauck, Volker Leppin, Bernard McGinn, Choon-Leong Seow, Hermann Spieckermann, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
de Gruyter (Berlin, New York) 2009

A Levitical city (Josh 21 : 30; 1 Chr 6 : 74) allocated from the tribe of Asher, bordering Phoenicia in an area that fell under the regional power of Tyre (1 Kgs 9 : 13). Abdon corresponds in location with Ebron, found in the tribal list of Asher (Josh 19 : 28), and the two should probably be equated (Aharoni: 105–6).…

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