a rat; bruising

(mouse). + Father of Baalhanan king of Edom. (Genesis 36:38,39; 1 Chronicles 1:49) + Son of Michaiah, a contemporary of Josiah, (2 Kings 22:12,14; Jeremiah 26:22; 36:12) called [41]Abdon in (2 Chronicles 34:20) (B.C. 623.)

-1. Father of King Baal-hanan Ge 36:39; 1Ch 1:49 -2. Or ABDON. One of Josiah’s courtiers 2Ki 22:14; 2Ch 34:20 -3. Father of Elnathan Jer 26:22; 36:12,25

Gnawing = mouse. (1.) An Edomitish king (Gen. 36:38; 1 Chr. 1:49). (2.) One of Josiah’s officers sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire regarding the newly-discovered book of the law (2 Kings 22:12, 14). He is also called Abdon (2 Chr. 34:20).