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HEBREW: 22 layba 'Abiy'el
NAVE: Abiel
EBD: Abiel
Abib | Abida | Abidan | Abide | Abieezer | Abiel | Abiel Or Abiel | Abiezer | Abigail | Abihail | Abihu


In Bible versions:

the grandfather of King Saul and Abner
a man who was one of David's military elite; an Arbathite

God my father


Strongs #022: layba 'Abiy'el

Abiel = "El (God) is (my) father"

1) Saul's grandfather

22 'Abiy'el ab-ee-ale'

from 1 and 410; father (i.e. possessor) of God; Abiel, the
name of two Israelites:-Abiel.
see HEBREW for 01
see HEBREW for 0410

Abiel [EBD]

father (i.e., "possessor") of God = "pious." (1.) The son of Zeror and father of Ner, who was the grandfather of Saul (1 Sam. 14:51; 1 Chr. 8:33; 9:39). In 1 Sam. 9:1, he is called the "father," probably meaning the grandfather, of Kish. (2.) An Arbathite, one of David's warriors (1 Chr. 11:32); called also Abi-albon (2 Sam. 23:31).

Abiel [NAVE]

1. Saul's grandfather, 1 Sam. 14:51.
2. A Benjamite, 1 Sam. 9:1.
See: Abi-Albon.


ABIEL - a'-bi-el, ab'-yel, a-bi'-el ('abhi'el, "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 Sam 9:1; 14:51).

(2) One of David's mighty men (1 Ch 11:32), called ABI-ALBON, which see, in 2 Sam 23:31.

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