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Which name derives from a word that means "my father is king" in Biblical Hebrew: Abimelech or Abner?




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Answer: Abimelech

The name Abimelech - which was a titular name of philistine kings in the same way way that Mikado is the titular name of Japanese emporers - means "my father is king" in Biblical Hebrew. The name Abner - the name of King Saul's commander in chief - means to "my father is light."


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