ABUBUS ə bōō bus (̓Άβουβος). The father of that Ptolemy, military governor of Jericho, who murdered his father-in-law, Simon the Hasmonean, and his two sons at Jericho in 135 b.c. (1 Macc 16:15).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The father of Ptolemy, who deceitfully slew Simon Maccabee and his sons at Dok near Jericho (1 Macc 16:11,15).