1

Avner means "the father of Ner", but Avner's actual father was named just "Ner"!

Shouldn't Avner's father have been called "Avner", and the son have been called "Ner"?

This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken completely seriously. See the Purim Torah policy.

closed as off-topic by Monica Cellio Mar 8 '15 at 19:03

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Purim Torah questions are on-topic only once a year, and will be closed after Purim. For details, see: Purim Torah policy" – Monica Cellio
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

3

There is a very simple answer to your question. Avner had a son, who he named Ner to respect his father, Ner.

  • :-& Duhhhhh .... WHy didn't I think of that??? – DanF Mar 1 '15 at 18:51
3

Much as Our Lord and Savior Zaphod Beeblebrox's father was Zaphod Beeblebrox the Second, Avner's father was Ner. Presumably in honor of Our Lord.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .