Abubus, also spelt Abobus or Abobi, was the father of Ptolemy in the book of the Maccabees. He is mentioned only in the first book of the Maccabees 16:11 and 16:15, wherein Ptolemy invites Simon Maccabaeus and his two sons, Mattathias and Judas, to a banquet, subsequently killing them.

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  • Abubus, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia at BibleHub.com