Ibzan the Judge

Also known as

  • Ibzan of Bethlehem
  • Abesan…
  • Ebzan…

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Judge of Israel for 7 years, as described in the Old Testament Book of Judges. Married and the father of 30 sons and 30 daughters.

Born

  • Israelite

Died

Canonized

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Readings

After him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel. He had thirty sons and thirty daughters whom he gave in marriage outside the family, while bringing in thirty wives for his sons from outside the family. He judged Israel for seven years. Ibzan died and was buried in Bethlehem. – Judges 12:8-10 (New American Bible Revised Edition)

MLA Citation

  • “Ibzan the Judge“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 December 2019. Web. 2 April 2020. <>