Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Baby girl names - "Abigail"

Abigail (אֲבִיגַיִל / אֲבִיגָיִל meaning "her Father's joy or, fountain of joy" ;leader of/is dance/, Standard Hebrew Avigáyil, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĂḇîḡáyil / ʾĂḇîḡāyil).

Abigail is a female character in the Bible. She is described as the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, whose life she saves when David wishes to kill him. On his death she became the 3rd wife of David (Samuel 1 25).
By her David had a son, whose name appears in the Hebrew of 2 Samuel 3:3 as Chileab, in the Septuagint as Daluyah, and in Chronicles 1 3:1 as Daniel.

Abigail is a very popular german name. It was 4th overall in 2005.

Abbi is short for Abigail.

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