light, the father of Kish ( 1 Chronicles 8:33 ). 1 Samuel 14:51 should be read, "Kish, the father of Saul, and Ner, the father of Abner, were the sons of Abiel." And hence this Kish and Ner were brothers, and Saul and Abner were first cousins (Compare 1 Chronicles 9:36 ).
a lamp; new-tilled land
(a light or lamp ), son of Jehiel, according to ( 1 Chronicles 8:33 ) father of Abner, and grandfather of King Saul. (B.C. 1140.) Abner was, therefore, uncle to Saul, as is expressly stated in ( 1 Samuel 14:50 )
ner (ner, "lamp"):
Father of Abner (1 Samuel 14:50; 26:5,14, etc.); grandfather of Saul (1 Chronicles 8:33). Other references, though adding no further information are 2 Samuel 2:8,12; 3:23,25; 28; 37; 1 Kings 2:5,32, etc.
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