one of the minor judges of Israel. Judges 12:13–15.
a courtier of Josiah. II Chron. 34:20.
I burned to revile Canaples aloud, but Abdon’s was not the ear into which I might pour the hot words that welled up to my lips.
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servile. (1.) The son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, the tenth judge of Israel (Judg. 12:13-15). He is probably the Bedan of 1 Sam. 12:11. (2.) The first-born of Gibeon of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:30; 9:36). (3.) The son of Micah, one of those whom Josiah sent to the prophetess Huldah to ascertain from her the meaning of the recently discovered book of the law (2 Chr. 34:20). He is called Achbor in 2 Kings 22:12. (4.) One of the “sons” of Shashak (1 Chr. 8:23). This is the name also of a Levitical town of the Gershonites, in the tribe of Asher (Josh. 21:30; 1 Chr. 6:74). The ruins of Abdeh, some 8 miles north-east of Accho, probably mark its site.
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to draw or take away; abduct. v. “to draw away” by persuasion, 1530s, from Latin abductus, past participle of abducere “to lead away” (see abduction). Related: Abduced; abducing. abduce ab·duce (āb-dōōs’, -dyōōs’) v. ab·duced, ab·duc·ing, ab·duc·es To abduct.
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drawing away, as by the action of a muscle; abducting. adjective (of a muscle) abducting adj. 1713, from Latin abducentem (nominative abducens), present participle of abducere “to lead away” (see abduction). abducent ab·du·cent (āb-dōō’sənt, -dyōō’-) adj. Abducting; drawing away.