Strong’s Concordance: H12
Hebrew Letters: אבדן (Aleph-Bet-Dalet-Nun Sofit).
Part of speech: Noun
Definition: Destruction. It occurs only in Esther 9:5 where the Jews striking their enemies with the sword realist in slaughter and destruction. A similar form, obdan H13, also meaning destruction, occurs in Esther 8:6 in a similar context: the desire of the Jew’s enemies wanting to bring destruction on them. These two forms may be identical.