22. Abiel
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Abiel: "El is my father," an Israelite name
Original Word: אֲבִיאֵל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Abiel
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-ale')
Short Definition: Abiel

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ab and el
"El is my father," an Isr. name
NASB Translation
Abiel (3).

אֲבִיאֵל proper name, masculine (El is (my) father, compare אביהו & Phoenician אבבעל (feminine), also אביבעל; & אבנבעל our father etc.; Abi-ba'al KAT2355; see RSSem 45.ZMG 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

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