🔼The name Abinoam in the Bible
There's only one person in the Bible with the name Abinoam, namely the father of the famous general Barak of Kedesh-naphtali (Judges 4:6). Barak engages the army of Jabin, king of Canaan, under general Sisera, during the time of Deborah the judge of Israel. The battle ensues near Mount Tabor and the river Kishon, and Barak pushes the enemy as far as Harosheth-hagoyim. Sisera himself is killed by Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite (Judges 4:21).
🔼Etymology of the name Abinoam
The name Abinoam consists of two elements. The first element is the word אב (ab), meaning father:
The second part of the name Abinoam comes from the root-verb נעם (naem), meaning to be pleasant or beautiful:
For a meaning of the name Abinoam, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads The Father Is Pleasantness. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Father Of Pleasantness, and BDB Theological Dictionary offers My Father Is Delight.