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1. One of the last of the Ephraimite judges; a son of Hillel of Pirathon. He aided in restoring order in central Israel after the disastrous feud with Jephtha and the Gileadites (Judges, xii. 13-15). 2. A family of the tribe of Benjamin (I Chron. viii. 23). 3. A Gibeonite family (I Chron. viii. 30, ix. 36). 4. A court official in the days of Josiah (II Chron xxxiv. 20). In II Kings, xxii. 12, his name is given as Achbor.

J. F. McC.
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