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  1. Abner(ProperNoun)

    Cousin of Saul in the Old Testament.

  2. Abner(ProperNoun)

    A male given name.

  3. Origin: Hebrew אבינר (Abner), meaning "father of [or is a] light". From אָב (av = 'father') + נור (nur = 'light').

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  1. Abner

    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

  1. Abner

    a Hebrew general under Saul; assassinated by Joab.

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