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Abiel
       Abiel [father of strength, or God is a father].

       1. A Benjamite, the father of Kish and of Ner, and the grandfather of Saul and of Abner (1 Sam. 9:1; 14:51). See KISH 2.

       2. An Arbathite, one of David s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:32), called in 2 Sam. 23:31 Abialbon (q. v.).