[ ab-don ]

  1. one of the minor judges of Israel. Judges 12:13–15.

  2. a courtier of Josiah. 2 Chronicles 34:20.

Origin of Abdon

From Late Latin Abdon, from Greek Habdṓn, from Hebrew ʿAdbon, of uncertain meaning, perhaps “Servant of N (a deity)”

Words Nearby Abdon

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How to use Abdon in a sentence

  • I burned to revile Canaples aloud, but Abdon's was not the ear into which I might pour the hot words that welled up to my lips.

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