Abner ben Ner

(fl. 11th cent, BCE)
   Israelite general. He was commander of Saul's army. He supported Ish-bosheth's claim to the throne when Saul died. Subsequently he became a member of David's court. He was killed by Joab (I Samuel 3).

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