father of light

(father of light). + Son of Ner, who was the brother of Kish, (1 Chronicles 9:36) the father of Saul. (B.C. 1063.) Abner, therefore, was Saul’s first cousin, and was made by him commander-in-chief of his army. (1 Samuel 14:51; 17:57; 26:5-14) After the death of Saul David was proclaimed king of Judah; and some […]

-(Son of Ner) -Cousin of Saul 1Sa 14:50,51; with 9:1 -Captain of the host 1Sa 14:50; 17:55; 26:5,14 -Dedicated spoils of war to the tabernacle 1Ch 26:27,28 -Loyalty of, to the house of Saul 2Sa 2:8-32 -Alienation of, from the house of Saul 2Sa 3:6-21 -Murdered by Joab; David’s sorrow for 2Sa 3:27-39

Father of light; i.e., “enlightening”, the son of Ner and uncle of Saul. He was commander-in-chief of Saul’s army (1 Sam. 14:50; 17:55; 20:25). He first introduced David to the court of Saul after the victory over Goliath (1 Sam. 17:57). After the death of Saul, David was made king over Judah, and reigned in […]