Meaning of the name: his dissipation or deprivation; his rupture. Related names are: Ephraim
, and Hillel. The translations of Pirathon in 18 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Phi-Ra-Thôn in Vietnamese
to পিরিয়াথোনে in Bengali!
And Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite died, and was buried in Pirathon in the land of Ephraim, in the mount of the Amalekites. (JDG 12:15)