Ebed (Ee´bid; Heb., “servant”)

1 The father of Gaal, the leader of a group who settled in Shechem and attempted an ill-fated rebellion against Abimelech (Judg 9:26-45). 2 The leader of the clan of Adin, a family group who returned from exile in Babylon with Ezra (Ezra 8:6).

Judg 9:26-45

26When Gaal son of Ebed moved into Shechem with his kinsfolk, the lords of Shechem put confidence in him.27They went out into the field and gathered the grapes ... View more

Ezra 8:6

6Of the descendants of Adin, Ebed son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.

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