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