Abdon the Judge

Also known as

  • Abdon ben-Hillel
  • Abed-Dün



The son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, the tenth Judge of Israel, serving for 8 years, as described in the Old Testament Book of Judges. Married, the father of 40 sons, grandfather of 30 children.


  • in Pirathon




After him Abdon, son of Hillel, the Pirathonite, judged Israel. He had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy donkeys. He judged Israel for eight years. Abdon, son of Hillel, the Pirathonite, died and was buried in Pirathon in the land of Ephraim in the mountain region of the Amalekites. – Judges 12:13-15 (New American Bible Revised Edition)

MLA Citation

  • “Abdon the Judge“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 January 2020. Web. 26 October 2021. <>