Meaning: father of might / Hebrew: “Abiyhayil” ('Abiychayil).
This was the name of 3 biblical men and 2 women.
Abihail, father of Zuriel (Numbers 3:35)
Abihail, wife of Abishur and mother of Ahban, and Molid (1 Chronicles 2:29)
Abihail, the son of Huri (1 Chronicles 5:14)
Abihail, the 2nd wife of King Rehoboam (2 Chronicles 11:18), a descendant of Eliab, David’s oldest brother
Abihail, the father of Queen Esther and uncle of Mordecai (Esther 2:15)
Article Version: September 14, 2017