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Abihail

Meaning: father of might / Hebrew: “Abiyhayil” ('Abiychayil).

This was the name of 3 biblical men and 2 women.

  1. Abihail, father of Zuriel (Numbers 3:35)

  2. Abihail, wife of Abishur and mother of Ahban, and Molid (1 Chronicles 2:29)

  3. Abihail, the son of Huri (1 Chronicles 5:14)

  4. Abihail, the 2nd wife of King Rehoboam (2 Chronicles 11:18), a descendant of Eliab, David’s oldest brother

  5. Abihail, the father of Queen Esther and uncle of Mordecai (Esther 2:15)

Article Version: September 14, 2017