The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pirathonites (פִּרְעָתוֹנִי‎, pir'athoniy). Residents or natives of Pirathon (Judg 12:13, 15).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pir´athonite, a native of or dweller in Pirathon. Two such are named in the Bible:—1. Abdon ben-Hillel. Judges 12:13, 15. 2. “Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim.” 1 Chron. 27:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
PIR´ATHONITE (pirʹa-thon-īt). The native of, or dweller in, Pirathon (which see). Two such are named in the Bible, Abdon the son of Hillel (Judg. 12:13, 15), and “Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim” (1 Chron. 27:14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
PIRATHONITE [PIR uh thuh night] — a native or inhabitant of Pirathon (Judg. 12:13; 1 Chr. 11:31).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PIRATHON; PIRATHONITE<pir’-a-thon>, <pir’-a-thon-it> ([פִּרְעָתוֹן, pir̀athon], [פִּרְעָתוֹנִי, pir̀athoni]; Codex Vaticanus [Φαραθώμ, Pharathom]; Codex Alexandrinus [Φρααθώμ, Phraathom], [Φαραθυνείτης, Pharathuneites]): The home of Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite (Judges 12:13 ff the King
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Pirathon, Pirathonite
PIRATHON, PIRATHONITE (Pī rāʹ thŏn, Pī rāʹ thŏn īt) Place-name meaning “princely” or “height, summit” and its inhabitants. The town in the hill country of Ephraim was the home of the judge Abdon (Judg. 12:13, 15) and of Benaiah, one of David’s elite warriors (2 Sam. 23:30; 1 Chron. 11:31). The
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Pirathon, Pirathonite
PIRATHON, pir´a-thon, PIRATHONITE, pir´a-thon-īt (פִּרְעָתוֹן‎, pir‘āthōn, פִּרְעָתוֹנִי‎, pir‘āthōnī; B, “Φαραθώμ, Pharathom, A, Φρααθώμ, Phraathō̇m, Φαραθυνείτης, Pharathuneítēs): The home of Abdon the son of Hillēl the Pirathonite (Jgs 12:13 ff AV), where also he was buried, “in the land of
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