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Meaning: gnawing = mouse

This was the name of two biblical men:

  1. An Edomite king (Genesis 36:38; 1 Chronicles 1:49).

  2. One of Josiah’s officers sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire regarding the newly-discovered book of the law (2 Kings 22:12, 14). He is also called Abdon (2 Chronicles 34:20).