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If names denote roles, which is the father of light: Abner or Abiezer?




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Answer: Abner

In Hebrew Abner means "father or light" and Abiezer means "father of help." Similarly, Abiathar, father of abundance; Abigail, father of joy; Abida, father of knowledge; Abidan, father of judgement; and Abijam, father of the sea.


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