Q: WHAT YEAR DID ABDON CEASE TO BE JUDGE OF ISRAEL?
A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!
On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 1159 BC.
On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 2888 AM.
Judges 12:14 – He had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy young donkeys. He judged Israel eight years.
Judges 13:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
13 Again the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord delivered them into the hand of the Philistines for forty years.