The Twelve Prophets
Song of Songs
In the first and second Books of Samuel, Abner (Hebrew:
אַבְנֵר ’Avner) was Saul's uncle and commander-in-chief of his army (1 Samuel 14:50, 20:25). His name also appears as
אבינר בן נר "Abiner son of Ner", where the longer form Abiner means "my father is Ner".