Definitions for abigail

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  1. abigail(Noun)

    A ladyu2019s waiting maid.

  2. Abigail(ProperNoun)

    The wife of Nabal and later of David.

  3. Abigail(ProperNoun)

    , used since the 16th century, and currently quite popular.

  4. Origin: אביגיל.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Abigail(noun)

    a lady's waiting-maid

  2. Origin: [The proper name used as an appellative.]

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  1. Abigail

    Abigail was the wife of Nabal; she became a wife of David after Nabal's death. She became the mother of one of David's sons, who is listed in the Book of Chronicles under the name Daniel, in the Masoretic Text of the Books of Samuel as Chileab, and in the Septuagint text of 2 Samuel 3:3 as Δαλουια, Dalouia.

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  1. Abigail

    the widow of Nabal, espoused by David.

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