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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia


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1. Father of Kish and Ner, and grandfather of Saul ( 1Samuel 9:1 , 14:51 ). Another account makes him the great-grandfather of Saul Ner, by that account, being the father, instead of the brother, of Kish. The mistake is probably due to an error of the scribe (1Chronicles 8:33 , 9:39 ). 2. One of the "thirty men" of David ( 1Chronicles 11:32 ). In the list given in 2Samuel 23:31 , Abiel is called Abi-Albon, which Budde, "S. B. O. T." p. 80, reads Abi-Baal.

G. B. L.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Abiel'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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