Father of help, a descendant of Abiezer (Judg. 6:11, 24; 8:32).

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  • ABIEZER — (Heb.אֲבִיעֶזֶר; my Father (God) is help, or my Father (God) is hero ; variant Iezer, Heb. אִיעֶזֶר, Num. 26:30). (1) A person and a tribal unit of the tribe of manasseh in three genealogical lists in the Bible and a clan in the story of gideon …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABIMELECH — (for meaning, see previous entry), the male offspring of gideon the Abiezrite by his Shechemite concubine (Judg. 8:31). During the period of the Judges Abimelech became the ruler of Shechem through the support of his mother s family and the local …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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