Abner, av-NAYR, אַבְנֵר
Abner (Wikipedia)
For other uses, see Abner (disambiguation).
Illustration from the Morgan Bible of Abner (in green) taking Michal away from Paltiel.

In the Book of Samuel, Abner (Hebrew אֲבִינֵר ’Avnêr meaning "Father's Light"), was cousin to Saul and commander-in-chief of his army (1 Samuel 14:50, 20:25). He is often referred to as Avner Ben Ner, meaning, the son of Ner.

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