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Abiel

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1. Father of Kish and of Ner and grandfather of Saul and of Abner. That this is the most probable genealogy is confirmed by Ner being said to be Saul's uncle, 1 Samuel 9:1 ; 1 Samuel 14:50,51 ; though in 1 Chronicles 8:33 ; 1 Chronicles 9:39 , Saul is said to be the son of Kish, the son of Ner. This Ner may have been an earlier ancestor; and here Abiel is not named at all. It was not unusual to leave out many names in the genealogies.

2. One of David's mighty men, 1 Chronicles 11:32 ; he is called Abi-Albon in 2 Samuel 23:31 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Abiel'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/a/abiel.html. 1897.

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