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Cousin of Saul in the Old Testament.
A male given name.
Origin: Hebrew אבינר (Abner), meaning "father of [or is a] light". From אָב (av = 'father') + נור (nur = 'light').
In the Book of Samuel, Abner, is first cousin to Saul and commander-in-chief of his army. He is often referred to as the son of Ner.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Hebrew general under Saul; assassinated by Joab.
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