2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba.

Read 1 Samuel 8:2 Using Other Translations

Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.
The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.
Joel and Abijah, his oldest sons, held court in Beersheba.