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Bible Names A-G: Addon




Addan in Naves Topical Bible Also called ADDON, uncertain whether person or town Ezr 2:59; Ne 7:61

Addan in Smiths Bible Dictionary (strong or stony), one of the places from which some of the captivity returned with Zerubbabel to Judea who could not show their pedigree as Israelites. Ezr 2:59 Called ADDON Ne 7:61

Addan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ad'-an ('addan; in Neh 'addon; connected in some way with the name of the god Addu): A name mentioned in the list of the returning exiles (Ezr 2:59, duplicated in Neh 7:61). It is one of several names of Babylonian localities from which came men who were unable to declare their genealogy as Israelites.

Addon in Easton's Bible Dictionary low, one of the persons named in 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.

Addon in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A place from which some of the Jewish captives returned with Zerubbabel to Judaea: these "could not show their father's house, nor their seed (pedigree) whether they were of Israel" (Ezra 2:59). ADDON, or AALAR.

Addon in Hitchcock's Bible Names basis; foundation; the Lord

Addon in Smiths Bible Dictionary (lord).

Addon in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ad'-on.

Addon in Wikipedia (Hebrew: אַדּוֹן‎)- low, 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.

Addon Scripture - Nehemiah 7:61 And these [were] they which went up [also] from Telmelah, Telharesha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, nor their seed, whether they [were] of Israel.

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