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Lexicon :: Strong's H74 - 'aḇnēr

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אַבְנֵר ʼAbnêr, ab-nare'; or (fully) אֲבִינֵר ʼĂbîynêr ; from H1 and H5216; father of light (i.e. enlightening); Abner, an Israelite:—Abner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x

The KJV translates Strong's H74 in the following manner: Abner (63x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x
The KJV translates Strong's H74 in the following manner: Abner (63x).
  1. Abner = "my father is a lamp"

    1. Saul's cousin and army captain, treacherously slain by Joab

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַבְנֵר ʼAbnêr, ab-nare'; or (fully) אֲבִינֵר ʼĂbîynêr ; from H1 and H5216; father of light (i.e. enlightening); Abner, an Israelite:—Abner.
STRONGS H74: Abbreviations
אֲבִינֵר proper name, masculine (my father is Nêr, or is a lamp compare 2 Samuel 21:17; accusative to LagBN 75 = אֲבֶן (= בֶּן) + נֵר = son of Ner; compare Greek Version of the LXX Ἀβεννηρ) — so only 1 Samuel 14:50, elsewhere אַבְנֵר — cousin of Saul, and captain of his host 1 Samuel 14:50, 51; 1 Samuel 17:55 (3 times in verse) + 52 times 1 & 2 Samuel; + 1 Kings 2:5, 32; 1 Chronicles 26:28; 1 Chronicles 27:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

14:50; 14:50; 14:51; 17:55

2 Samuel


1 Kings

2:5; 2:32

1 Chronicles

26:28; 27:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H74 matches the Hebrew אַבְנֵר ('aḇnēr),
which occurs 63 times in 53 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (1Sa 14:50–1Ki 2:5)

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:50 - And the name of Saul's wife was Ahinoam, the daughter of Ahimaaz: and the name of the captain of his host was Abner, H74 the son of Ner, Saul's uncle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:51 - And Kish was the father of Saul; and Ner the father of Abner H74 was the son of Abiel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:55 - And when Saul saw David go forth against the Philistine, he said unto Abner, H74 the captain of the host, Abner, H74 whose son is this youth? And Abner H74 said, As thy soul liveth, O king, I cannot tell.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:57 - And as David returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, Abner H74 took him, and brought him before Saul with the head of the Philistine in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:25 - And the king sat upon his seat, as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall: and Jonathan arose, and Abner H74 sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:5 - And David arose, and came to the place where Saul had pitched: and David beheld the place where Saul lay, and Abner H74 the son of Ner, the captain of his host: and Saul lay in the trench, and the people pitched round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:7 - So David and Abishai came to the people by night: and, behold, Saul lay sleeping within the trench, and his spear stuck in the ground at his bolster: but Abner H74 and the people lay round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:14 - And David cried to the people, and to Abner H74 the son of Ner, saying, Answerest thou not, Abner? H74 Then Abner H74 answered and said, Who art thou that criest to the king?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:15 - And David said to Abner, H74 Art not thou a valiant man? and who is like to thee in Israel? wherefore then hast thou not kept thy lord the king? for there came one of the people in to destroy the king thy lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:8 - But Abner H74 the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - And Abner H74 the son of Ner, and the servants of Ishbosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:14 - And Abner H74 said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:17 - And there was a very sore battle that day; and Abner H74 was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:19 - And Asahel pursued after Abner; H74 and in going he turned not to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner. H74
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:20 - Then Abner H74 looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? And he answered, I am.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - And Abner H74 said to him, Turn thee aside to thy right hand or to thy left, and lay thee hold on one of the young men, and take thee his armour. But Asahel would not turn aside from following of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:22 - And Abner H74 said again to Asahel, Turn thee aside from following me: wherefore should I smite thee to the ground? how then should I hold up my face to Joab thy brother?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:23 - Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner H74 with the hinder end of the spear smote him under the fifth rib, that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - Joab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: H74 and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - And the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together after Abner, H74 and became one troop, and stood on the top of an hill.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:26 - Then Abner H74 called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:29 - And Abner H74 and his men walked all that night through the plain, and passed over Jordan, and went through all Bithron, and they came to Mahanaim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:30 - And Joab returned from following Abner: H74 and when he had gathered all the people together, there lacked of David's servants nineteen men and Asahel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:31 - But the servants of David had smitten of Benjamin, and of Abner's H74 men, so that three hundred and threescore men died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:6 - And it came to pass, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner H74 made himself strong for the house of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:7 - And Saul had a concubine, whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah: and Ishbosheth said to Abner, H74 Wherefore hast thou gone in unto my father's concubine?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:8 - Then was Abner H74 very wroth for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, which against Judah do shew kindness this day unto the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David, that thou chargest me to day with a fault concerning this woman?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:9 - So do God to Abner, H74 and more also, except, as the LORD hath sworn to David, even so I do to him;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:11 - And he could not answer Abner H74 a word again, because he feared him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:12 - And Abner H74 sent messengers to David on his behalf, saying, Whose is the land? saying also, Make thy league with me, and, behold, my hand shall be with thee, to bring about all Israel unto thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:16 - And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner H74 unto him, Go, return. And he returned.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:17 - And Abner H74 had communication with the elders of Israel, saying, Ye sought for David in times past to be king over you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:19 - And Abner H74 also spake in the ears of Benjamin: and Abner H74 went also to speak in the ears of David in Hebron all that seemed good to Israel, and that seemed good to the whole house of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:20 - So Abner H74 came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And David made Abner H74 and the men that were with him a feast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:21 - And Abner H74 said unto David, I will arise and go, and will gather all Israel unto my lord the king, that they may make a league with thee, and that thou mayest reign over all that thine heart desireth. And David sent Abner H74 away; and he went in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:22 - And, behold, the servants of David and Joab came from pursuing a troop, and brought in a great spoil with them: but Abner H74 was not with David in Hebron; for he had sent him away, and he was gone in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:23 - When Joab and all the host that was with him were come, they told Joab, saying, Abner H74 the son of Ner came to the king, and he hath sent him away, and he is gone in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:24 - Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner H74 came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:25 - Thou knowest Abner H74 the son of Ner, that he came to deceive thee, and to know thy going out and thy coming in, and to know all that thou doest.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:26 - And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, H74 which brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:27 - And when Abner H74 was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - And afterward when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before the LORD for ever from the blood of Abner H74 the son of Ner:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, H74 because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:31 - And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. H74 And king David himself followed the bier.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:32 - And they buried Abner H74 in Hebron: and the king lifted up his voice, and wept at the grave of Abner; H74 and all the people wept.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:33 - And the king lamented over Abner, H74 and said, Died Abner H74 as a fool dieth?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:37 - For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner H74 the son of Ner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:1 - And when Saul's son heard that Abner H74 was dead in Hebron, his hands were feeble, and all the Israelites were troubled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:12 - And David commanded his young men, and they slew them, and cut off their hands and their feet, and hanged them up over the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ishbosheth, and buried it in the sepulchre of Abner H74 in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:5 - Moreover thou knowest also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, unto Abner H74 the son of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet.

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