Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Abiel

Abiel, father (i.e., "possessor") of God = "pious." (1.) The son of Zeror and father of Ner, who was the grandfather of Saul (1 Sa 14:51; 1 Ch 8:33; 9:39). In 1 Sa 9:1 he is called the "father," probably meaning the grandfather, of Kish.

(2.) An Arbathite, one of David's warriors (1 Ch 11:32) called also Abi-albon (2 Sa 23:31)