Addan of Babylon (אַדָּן, addan). A unknown location in Babylon from which a group of Jews with undocumented ancestry returned to Jerusalem after the exile (Ezra 2:59). In some translations, it is called “Addon” in Neh 7:61. The village’s name may be connected with the deity Addu.
ADDAN (PERSON) [Gk Charaathalan (Χαρααθαλαν), Charaathalar (Χαρααθαλαρ)]. A leader of the exiles, who returned to Palestine from Tel-melah and Telharsha in Babylon (1 Esdr 5:36). The RSV form “Addan” is derived from the difficult LXX phrase, rendered by codex Vaticanus hēgoumenos autōn charaathalan
ADASA1. Town mentioned only in the period of the Maccabean revolt. Judas Maccabeus defeated the Syrian army under Nicanor in 161 bc at Adasa. The victory was celebrated annually on the 13th of Adar (1 Macc 7:40, 45, 49). The modern site is probably Khirbet ’Adassa, 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Beth-horon.
Addan (Heb. ʾaddān) (PERSON)A leader of Jews who returned from exile at Tel-melah and Tel-harsha (1 Esdr. 5:36). The NRSV reads the name from Gk. charaathallan kai allar, “Charaathalan and Allar” (LXX Codex Vaticanus).