Which given name derives from a word
that means "my father rejoiced" in Hebrew: Abigail or Abner?
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The name Abigail derives from the Hebrew
Avigayil, my father rejoiced. It was the name
of a wife of King David. In Hebrew the name Abner means "my father is a light." Abner was Saul's
cousin and the commander of his army.
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