the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Smith's Bible Dictionary
A'bi-el or Ab'i-el. (father of strength, that is, strong).
1. Father of Kish, and consequently grandfather of Saul, 1 Samuel 9:1, as well as of Abner, Saul's commander-in-chief. 1 Samuel 14:51. (B.C. 1093-1055).
2. One of David's mighty men. 1 Chronicles 11:32. In 2 Samuel 23:31, he is called Abi-Albon. (B.C. 1053).
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Abiel'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​a/abiel.html. 1901.