Was Ner the father of Kish or the son of Abiel? 1 Chronicles 8:33

1 Samuel 14:51 refers to “Ner the father of Abner” who was Saul’s cousin. Saul’s father, Kish, and Abner’s father, Ner, were brothers, having the same father, Abiel (1 Sam. 14:51, NIV). But in 1 Chronicles 8:33 “Ner begot Kish, Kish begot Saul,” which would make Ner Saul’s grandfather. But if Ner was the father of Abner (as 1 Sam. 14:51 says), who was Saul’s cousin, then Ner would have been Saul’s uncle. Which was he?

1 Chronicles 8:1 - 40

ESV - 1 Benjamin fathered Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third. 2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

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