1 Samuel 14:51

51 Saul’s father, Kish, and Abner’s father, Ner, were both sons of Abiel.

1 Samuel 14:51 Meaning and Commentary

1 Samuel 14:51

And Kish was the father of Saul
See ( 1 Samuel 9:1 )

and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel;
this Abiel was the father both of Kish and Ner, and the grandfather of Saul, see ( 1 Samuel 9:1 ) .

1 Samuel 14:51 In-Context

49 Saul’s sons included Jonathan, Ishbosheth, and Malkishua. He also had two daughters: Merab, who was older, and Michal.
50 Saul’s wife was Ahinoam, the daughter of Ahimaaz. The commander of Saul’s army was Abner, the son of Saul’s uncle Ner.
51 Saul’s father, Kish, and Abner’s father, Ner, were both sons of Abiel.
52 The Israelites fought constantly with the Philistines throughout Saul’s lifetime. So whenever Saul observed a young man who was brave and strong, he drafted him into his army.