father (i.e., "possessor") of God = "pious." (1.) The son of Zeror and father of Ner, who was the grandfather of Saul (1 Sam. 14:51; 1 Chr. 8:33; 9:39). In 1 Sam. 9:1, he is called the "father," probably meaning the grandfather, of Kish. (2.) An Arbathite, one of David's warriors (1 Chr. 11:32); called also Abi-albon (2 Sam. 23:31).
abiel Foster, from New Hampshire, appeared and took his seat.
In 1698 abiel Stevens, a grandson, was captured by the Indians, but made his escape.
A little Goodman child, born after the death of her father, was sadly but trustingly named abiel—God is my father.
The boat, named the abiel Abbot Low, carried auxiliary sails of small size, and was not by any means built for such a voyage.
My father, Col. abiel Fellows, and two oldest brothers had preceded us and had a home built ready to receive us.