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Abiel

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ā´bi -el , ab´yel , a -bı̄´el ( אביאל , 'ăbhı̄'ēl , "my father is God," or "God is father"):

(1) A descendant of Benjamin the son of Jacob. Father of Kish the father of King Saul, and also, apparently, the father of Ner the father of Saul's general, Abner (1 Samuel 9:1; 1 Samuel 14:51 ).

(2) One of David's mighty men (1 Chronicles 11:32 ), called ABI-ALBON , Which See, In 2 Samuel 23:31 .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Abiel'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/a/abiel.html. 1915.

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