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 Samuel 9:1; 14:51).
  2. One of David's mighty men (1 Chronicles 11:32), called ABI-ALBON, which see, in 2 Samuel 23:31.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABIEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.