Abiel (Ay´bee-uhl; Heb., “God is my father”)

1 A Benjaminite, the grandfather of both King Saul (1Sam 9:1) and Abner, the captain of Saul’s army (1Sam 14:50-51). 2 One of David’s fighting men (1Chr 11:32) also called Abialbon (2Sam 23:31).

1Sam 9:1

Saul Chosen to Be King
1There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish son of Abiel son of Zeror son of Becorath son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.

1Sam 14:50-51

50The name of Saul's wife was Ahinoam daughter of Ahimaaz. And the name of the commander of his army was Abner son of Ner, Saul's uncle;51Kish was the father of ... View more

1Chr 11:32

32Hurai of the wadis of Gaash, Abiel the Arbathite,

2Sam 23:31

31Abi-albon the Arbathite; Azmaveth of Bahurim;

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