Places Study on Pirathon

Places Study on Pirathon

Judges 12: And after him Abdon the son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, judged Israel.
Judges 12: And Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite died, and was buried in Pirathon in the land of Ephraim, in the mount of the Amalekites.
2 Samuel 23: Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai of the brooks of Gaash,
1 Chronicles 11: Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that pertained to the children of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite,
1 Chronicles 27: The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Pirathon, Pirathonite
(pi ray' thahn. pi ray' thahn ite) Place name meaning, “princely” or “height, summit” and its inhabitants. The town in the hill country of Ephraim was the home of the judge Abdon (Judges 12:13 ,Judges 12:13,12:15 ) and of Benaiah, one of David's elite warriors (2 Samuel 23:30 ; 1 Chronicles 11:31 ). The site is identified with Far'ata about five miles southwest of Shechem.



Easton's Bible Dictionary - Pirathon
Prince, or summit, a place "in the land of Ephraim" (Judges 12:15 ), now Fer'on, some 10 miles south-west of Shechem. This was the home of Abdon the judge.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Pirathon
His dissipation or deprivation; his rupture
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Pirathon
A city of Ephraim: hence the inhabitants were called Pirathonites. (Judges 12:13) From Parah.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Pirathon
Place in Ephraim where Abdon was buried 'in the mount of the Amalekites.' Judges 12:15 . Identified by some with Feron, 32 17' N, 35 1' E .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pirathon
In Ephraim "in the mount of the Amalekite" (who had an early settlement in the highlands) (Judges 12:15). The burial place of the judge Abdon, on a height six miles W. of Shechem (Nablus), now Fer'ata; or Fer'aun (Palestine Exploration Quarterly Statement). Discovered by Hap-Parchi, an old traveler (Asher's Benj. of Tud. 2:426). David's eleventh captain for the eleventh month was of Pirathon, Benaiah of Ephraim (1 Chronicles 27:14).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Pirathon, Pirathonite
PIRATHON, PIRATHONITE . Pirathon ‘in the land of Ephraim’ was the home of Abdon ‘the Pirathonlte’ ( Judges 12:13 ; Judges 12:15 ), and of Benaiah, one of David’s heroes ( 2 Samuel 23:30 etc.). It can hardly have been identical with Parathon (wh. see), but it is probably represented by either Fer‘on or Fer‘ata .

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Pirathon, Pirathonite - Pirathon, PirathonITE . Pirathon ‘in the land of Ephraim’ was the home of Abdon ‘the Pirathonlte’ ( Judges 12:13 ; Judges 12:15 ), and of Benaiah, one of David’s heroes ( 2 Samuel 23:30 etc
Mount of the Amalekites - A place near Pirathon (q
Pirathonite - An inhabitant of Pirathon
Hil'Lel - (praise ), a native of Pirathon in Mount Ephraim, father of Abdon, one of the judges of Israel
Pir'Athonite, - a native of or dweller in Pirathon. (Judges 12:13,15 ) ... "Benaiah the Pirathonite of the children of Ephraim," (1 Chronicles 27:14 )
Pirathon - David's eleventh captain for the eleventh month was of Pirathon, Benaiah of Ephraim (1 Chronicles 27:14)
Pharathon - Pirathon
Abdon - A judge of Israel from the town of Pirathon in the tribe of Ephraim
Abdon (1) - Pirathon, the city to which he belonged, is identified by Robinson with the modern Fer'ata, six miles W
Benaiah - He came from Pirathon in Mt