Abiel: "El is my father," an Israelite nameOriginal Word: אֲבִיאֵלPart of Speech:
Proper Name MasculineTransliteration:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
"El is my father," an Isr. nameNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs אֲבִיאֵל proper name, masculine
(El is (my) father
, compare אביהו
& Phoenician אבבעל
), also אביבעל
; & אבנבעל our father
etc.; Abi-ba'al KAT2355
; see RSSem 45.
NöZMG 1888, 480 makes אבי
here, & in אביהו
etc., construct but this seems unlikely; compare also אליאב
etc.; views differ much as to these proper names and uniform interpretation is impossible. Compare in General Ol§ 277 f
1 Saul's grandfather 1 Samuel 9:1; 1 Samuel 14:51.
2 = foregoing, 1 Chronicles 11:32.
From 'ab and 'el; father (i.e. Possessor) of God; Abiel, the name of two Israelites -- Abiel.
see HEBREW 'ab
see HEBREW 'el