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The father of Ptolemy, who deceived and murdered Simon Maccabeus and Simon’s sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc 16:11, 15).
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ABUBUS (PERSON) [Gk Aboubos (Ἀβουβος)]. The father of Ptolemy, son-in-law and murderer of the high priest Simon Maccabeus and governor over the plain of Jericho (1 Macc 16:11–12, 15). No other information concerning Abubus is available since his name occurs only in this narrative concerning the murder
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