Addon

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Addon (Hebrew: אַדּוֹן‎, etymology unknown[1]) was one of the persons named in the Neh. 7:61 who could not "shew their father's house" on the return from captivity. This, with similar instances (ver. 63), indicates the importance the Jews attached to their genealogies.

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


  1. ^ Merrill Chapin Tenney (2011). Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary. Zondervan. p. 25. ISBN 978-0-310-22983-4.