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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Abiezer

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1. A clan of Manasseh, the most important member of which was Gideon, in whose time the seat of the clan was at Ophrah on the western side of the Jordan (Joshua 17:2; Judges, 6:11,24,34, 8:2; 1 Chronicles 7:18; Numbers 26:30 has Jeezer). Abiezrite is the Gentile name, and is found in Judges, 6:11,24, 8:32; Numbers 26:30 has Jeezerite. 2. Abiezer the Anethothite, one of the "thirty men" of David, and commanding officer of 24,000 men in the ninth month (2 Samuel 23:27; 1 Chronicles 11:28, 27:12).

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Abiezer'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/a/abiezer.html. 1901.

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