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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 Dictionary

  1. Abigail(noun)

    a lady's waiting-maid

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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abigail

    ab′i-gāl, n. a lady's-maid. [From Abigail, 1 Sam. xxv.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Abigail

    the widow of Nabal, espoused by David.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abigail in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abigail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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