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Abi-el


A’bi-el or Ab’i-el (father of strength, i.e., strong).

1. Father of Kish, and consequently grandfather of Saul, 1 Sam. 9:1, as well as of Abner, Saul’s commander-in-chief. 1 Sam. 14:51. (b.c. 1093-1055.)

2. One of David’s mighty men. 1 Chron. 11:32. In 2 Sam. 23:31 he is called Abi-albon. (b.c. 1053.)