Name: Abishai

Origin and Meaning of the Name Abishai

  • Meaning:
    My father is a gift; gift of the father
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    (AB eh shay)
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    In the Bible, Abishai offered to kill Saul for David (he was the nephew of David by David's sister Zeruiah). He rescued David from his fight with the giant. Abishai is also used in the game play of Dungeons and Dragons to describe humanoid creatures that resemble gargoyles or dragons.

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