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Abi-el

Abi-el or Abi-el

(father of strength , i.e. strong ).

  1. Father of Kish, and consequently grandfather of Saul, ( 1 Samuel 9:1 ) as well as of Abner, Sauls commander-in-chief. ( 1 Samuel 14:51 ) (B.C. 1093-1055.)
  2. One of Davids mighty men. ( 1 Chronicles 11:32 ) In ( 2 Samuel 23:31 ) he is called ABI-ALBON. (B.C. 1053.)

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Abiel or Abiel'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.