Abidan

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For the Côte d'Ivoire city, see Abidjan.

Abidan (a-bi'-dan), son of Gideoni, was a judge, head of the tribe of Benjamin and one of the leaders of the tribes of Israel at the time of the Exodus. His name means father of judgment [1] or My father (i.e. God) has judged.

Abidan is referred to in Numbers 1:11, Numbers 2:22, Numbers 7:60, Numbers 7:65 and Numbers 10:24

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "Abidan". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons. 

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