Ebed in the Bible
1. Father of Gaal
- Judges 9:26-35 And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him. 27 And they went out into the fields, and gathered their vineyards, and trode the grapes, and made merry, and went into the house of their god, and did eat and drink, and cursed Abimelech. 28 And Gaal the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: for why should we serve him? 29 And would to God this people were under my hand! then would I remove Abimelech. And he said to Abimelech, Increase thine army, and come out. ...
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for EBED.
2. A captive returned from Babylon
- Ezra 8:6 Of the sons also of Adin; Ebed the son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Ebed.