A lady's waiting maid.
The wife of Nabal and later of David.
The wife of Nabal and later of David in the Old Testament.
A female given name from Hebrew, used since the 16th century, and currently quite popular.
The name of Abigail Adams is naturally closely associated with those of her illustrious father and mother, - - - Born in 1765, the mother's quaint Christian name was given to the little girl
Etymology: From Hebrew אֲבִיגַיִל (avigáyil, " Abigail ", literally " her Father's joy" or "fountain of joy").
Abigail (Hebrew: אֲבִיגַיִל, Modern: ’Avīgayīl, Tiberian: ’Aḇīḡayīl) was an Israelite woman in the Hebrew Bible married to Nabal; she became married to the future King David after Nabal's death (1 Samuel 25). Abigail was David's second wife, after Saul and Ahinoam's daughter, Michal, whom Saul later married to Palti, son of Laish when David went into hiding. 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. Her name is spelled Abigal in 2 Samuel 17:25 in the American Standard Version.
a lady's waiting-maid
Etymology: [The proper name used as an appellative.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab′i-gāl, n. a lady's-maid. [From Abigail, 1 Sam. xxv.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the widow of Nabal, espoused by David.
Etymology and Origins
The generic name for a waiting-maid, in allusion to the handmaid who introduced herself to David (1 Sam. xxv. 23). Its popularity during the second half of the seventeenth century may be accounted for by the fact that the maiden name of Mrs Masham, the waiting-woman of Queen Anne, was Abigail Hill.
The numerical value of Abigail in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Abigail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend our deepest sympathy toSpc. Abigail Jenks'family and loved ones, we are devastated by her loss and join her fellow soldiers, family and friends in honoring her service to our country.
Abigail was able to ride in a carriage, meet and pet two unicorns, feed carrots to a unicorn and have pictures taken with the unicorns.
Skeptical of their doctors ’ diagnosis, the Florida couple traveled to Boston Children's Hospital, where neurosurgeon-in-chief Alan Cohen evaluated the little girl. He ended up operating on Abigail and removing the tumor, which he said was benign. When Dr. Cohen came out of surgery saying we got it all, and we're pretty, pretty, pretty sure that it’s not malignant, it's not cancer, it was almost like she was born again.
Someone informed us that there was a pregnant woman [ Abigail ] in a ghetto and that we needed to do something.
All the doctors and nurses at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have been amazing. Due to [COVID-19] restrictions, only one parent was allowed with Abigail during her treatment and all the nurses took such great care of her and also helped me through the ups and downs of watching your child go through cancer treatments, we will be forever grateful for everything they have done for us.
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