(father, i.e. source, of joy).
A sister of David, married to Jether the Ishmaelite, and mother, by him, of Amasa. (1 Chronicles 2:17) In (2 Samuel 17:25) for Israelite read Ishmaelite. (B.C. 1068.)
* See other occurrences of the same term: Abigail.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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