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Abihail (David’s niece)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abihail, Daughter of Eliab
Abihail, Daughter of Eliab (אֲבִיהַיִל‎, avihayil). David’s niece via his brother Eliab (2 Chr 11:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abihail (Person)
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
Abihail
Abihail. Name used for both men and women in the OT.1. Zuriel’s father and a leader of the Merari family of Levites in Israel’s wilderness community (Nm 3:35).2. Abishur’s wife, and mother of Ahban and Molid (1 Chr 2:29).3. Huri’s son, a descendant of Gad, living in Gilead and Bashan (1 Chr 5:14).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abihail
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
Abihail
ABIHAIL Name used for both men and women in the OT.1. Zuriel’s father and a leader of the Merari family of Levites in Israel’s wilderness community (Nm 3:35).2. Abishur’s wife, and mother of Ahban and Molid (1 Chr 2:29).3. Huri’s son, a descendant of Gad, living in Gilead and Bashan (1 Chr 5:14).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abihail
Abihail (ab´uh-hayl).1 The father of Zuriel who is called “head of the ancestral house” of the Merari family groups (Num. 3:35).2 Abishur’s wife, mother of Ahban and Molid (1 Chron. 2:29).3 A Gadite, the son of Huri (1 Chron. 5:14).4 A descendant of Jesse and the mother of Rehoboam’s wife Mahalath
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abihail
ABIHAIL1. A Levite, the father of Zuriel, who was chief of the family of Merari in Moses’ day (Num 3:35).2. The wife of Abishur, a Jerahmeelite of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:29).3. The son of Huri of the tribe of Gad, head of a family in Bashan in the time of Jotham, king of Judah (1 Chr 5:14).4.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Abihail
ABIHAIL (Heb. ’aḇîḥayil, ‘my father is might’). Man’s and woman’s name. 1. A Levite, father of Zuriel (Nu. 3:35). 2. The wise of Abishur (1 Ch. 2:29). 3. A Gadite living in Bashan (1 Ch. 5:14). 4. The mother of Rehoboam’s wife Mahalath, and daughter of Eliab, David’s eldest brother (2 Ch. 11:18).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abihail
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
Abihail
ABIHAIL (Hebrew, “my father’s strength”) There are three men and two women by the name of Abihail in the Old Testament.1. A Levite of the family of Merari and the father of Zuriel (Num 3:35).2. The wife of Abishur, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:29).3. A member of the tribe of Gad in Gilead (1 Chr
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abihail
Abiha´il (father of, i.e., possessing, strength).1. Father of Zuriel, chief of the Levitical family of Merari, a contemporary of Moses. Num. 3:35. (b.c. 1490.)2. Wife of Abishur. 1 Chron. 2:29.3. Son of Huri, of the tribe of Gad. 1 Chron. 5:14.4. Wife of Rehoboam. She is called the daughter, i.e.,
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Rehoboam Son-In-Law
Mahalath Daughter
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Joab Cousin
Absalom Cousin
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Abishai Cousin
Adonijah Cousin
Amnon Cousin
Amasa Cousin
Tamar Cousin
Asahel Cousin
Son of David Cousin
Nathan Cousin
Shimea Uncle
Jonadab Cousin
Abinadab Uncle
Shammua Cousin
Zeruiah Aunt
Chileab Cousin
Shobab Cousin
Jonathan Cousin
Nethanel Uncle
Eliphelet Cousin
Elishama Cousin
Japhia Cousin
Shephatiah Cousin
Ithream Cousin
Ozem Uncle
Nepheg Cousin
Abigail Aunt
Eliada Cousin
Raddai Uncle
Jerimoth Cousin
Elishua Cousin
Ibhar Cousin
Shemariah Grandson
Nogah Cousin
Elpelet Cousin
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