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Abner (Heb. father of light), Saul's cousin and commander-in-chief. He quarrelled with Ishbosheth, Saul's son, and transferred his allegiance to David, being warmly welcomed by the king. Soon after this Joab and his brother killed him in the gate of Hebron (2 Sam. iii. 33, 34).