Addon was the name of one of the people who could not show that they were descended from Israel on the return from captivity.[1] This, with similar instances [2]), indicates the importance the Jews attached to their genealogies. He is found in the book of Nehemiah.


Addon means "low".


  1. Nehemiah 7:61 (Link)
  2. Nehemiah 7:63 (Link)
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