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PADON (pā'dŏn, Heb. pādhôn, redemption). The name of one of the temple servants (kjv Nethinim) who returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon (Ezra.2.44; Neh.7.47).

PADON pā’ dŏn (פָדֹֽון; Φαδών). KJV Apoc. PHALEAS, fe lē’ es. A family of Nethinim who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:44; Neh 7:47; 1 Esd 5:29).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

One of the Nethinim (see Nethinim) who returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:44; Ne 7:47); the "Phaleas" of 1 Esdras 5:29 (margin "Padon").