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Abidan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abidan, Son of Gideoni
Abidan, Son of Gideoni (אֲבִידָן‎, avidan). Chief of the tribe of Benjamin during the wilderness wanderings of the Israelites (Num 1:11; 2:22; 7:60; 10:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abidan (Person)
ABIDAN (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂dān (אֲבִידָן)]. The son of Gideoni and leader of the Benjaminites (Num 2:22; 10:24) who assisted Moses in taking a census of the Israelites in the wilderness of Sinai (Num 1:1–16). Abidan also contributed offerings on behalf of the Benjaminites on the ninth day of the tabernacle
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abidan
Abidan. Gideoni’s son, and leader of Benjamin’s tribe when the Israelites were wandering in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:11; 2:22). As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (7:60–65).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abidan
Abidan ə-bīʹdən [Heb. aḇîḏān—‘father is judge’]. The son of Gideoni, and a leader (Heb. nāśî’) of the tribe of Benjamin (Nu. 2:22; 10:24). He was chosen to represent his tribe at the census in the wilderness of Sinai (Nu. 1:11). At the erection, anointing, and sanctification of the tabernacle,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abidan
ABIDAN Gideoni’s son and leader of Benjamin’s tribe when the Israelites were wandering in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:11; 2:22). As leader, he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 7:60–65).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abidan
Abidan (uh-bi´duhn), a Benjaminite leader, son of Gideoni, who made offerings for the tabernacle and led his people under Moses in the wilderness (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abidan
ABIDAN. The son of Gideon (Num 1:11). As a prince of the tribe of Benjamin he represented that tribe at the census in the wilderness (Num 2:22), and was also present at the dedication of the tabernacle (Num 7:60, 65).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abidan
Abidan (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂ḏān)The son of Gideoni; “leader” of the tribe of Benjamin during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 2:22; 10:24). Abidan assisted Moses at the taking of the census (Num. 1:11) and made his offering on the ninth day of the dedication of the tabernacle (7:60, 65).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abidan
Abidan [ə bīˊdən] (Heb. ˒aḇîdān. “my father judged”). The son of Gideoni; he became the “leader” of the tribe of Benjamin during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 2:22; 10:24). Abidan assisted Moses at the taking of the census (1:11) and made his offering on the ninth day of the dedication of the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abidan
Abi´dan (father of the judge), chief of the tribe of Benjamin at the time of the Exodus. (b.c. 1491.) Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Abidan
ABI´DAN (a-biʹdan; “father is judge”). The son of Gideoni and head of the tribe of Benjamin (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 10:24; cf. 7:60, 65).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Abidan
Abidanfather of judgment; judge, head of the tribe of Benjamin at the Exodus (Num. 1:11; 2:22).
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Gideoni Father
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