|ABITAL - |
ab'-i-tal, a-bi'-tal ('abhiTal, "my father is dew"):
One of the wives of King David. In the duplicated list (2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 3:3) in which the sons born to David in Hebron are mentioned and numbered, the fifth is said to be Shephatiah the son of Abital.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABITAL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". <http://classic.studylight.org/enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T75>. 1915.