Abihail (David’s niece)
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ABIHAIL (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂ḥāyil (אֲבִיחָיִל)]. 1. Father of Zuriel; descendant of Merari, Levi’s youngest son (Num 3:35). Abihail’s name appears in the epithet of his son found in the third and last division of the census list in Num 3:14–39. The census, ordered by Moses, involved the three Levitical
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abihail abʹə-hāl [Heb. ’aḇîhayil—‘father (i.e., cause) of strength’].
Abihail (David's niece)
4. Either a wife of Rehoboam king of Judah, or mother of his wife Mahalath, according to the interpretation of the text (2 Ch. 11:18). Probably the latter view is correct, since there is no conjunction in the text, and since the following verse (19) implies only one wife. If this is true, she was the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abihail (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂ḥayil)1. A Levite of the family of Merari; the father of Zuriel (Num. 3:35).2. The wife of Abishur of the family of Judah (1 Chr. 2:29).3. A man from the tribe of Gad; the father of seven sons (1 Chr. 5:14).4. The daughter of David’s brother Eliab and wife of David’s son Jerimoth.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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