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Abubus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abubus
Abubus (Ἀβουβος, Aboubos). The father of Ptolemy, who deceived and murdered Simon Maccabeus and Simon’s sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc 16:11, 15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abubus (Person)
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abubus
Abubus ə-boo̅ʹbus [GK. Aboubos]. The father of Ptolemy, who deceitfully slew Simon Maccabeus and his sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc. 16:11, 15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abubus
ABUBUS Ptolemy’s father. Ptolemy was a military governor of Jericho who treacherously killed his father-in-law Simon Maccabeus and two of Simon’s sons in 134 bc (1 Macc 16:11–17). See Maccabean Period.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABUBUS
ABUBUS<a-bu’-bus> ([Αβουβος, Aboubos]): The father of Ptolemy, who deceitfully slew Simon Maccabee and his sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc 16:11, 15).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Abubus
Abubus uh-boo′buhs (Ἀβοῦβος). The father of Ptolemy, military governor of Jericho, who murdered his father-in-law, Simon Maccabee, and his two sons in that city in 135 b.c. (1 Macc. 16:11–17).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Abubus
ABUBUS, a-būʹbus (Ἄβουβος, Āboubos): The father of Ptolemy, who deceitfully slew Simon Maccabee and his sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc 16:11, 15).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ABUBUS
ABUBUS uh-boo´buhs [Ἀβοῦβος Aboubos]. Father of Jericho’s governor Ptolemy, who married Simon Maccabeus’ daughter and murdered Simon Maccabeus and his two sons (1 Macc 16:11–16).
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Ptolemy Son