Bible: 1 Sam 25:2-7

David Marries Abigail the Widow of Nabal

25:2 There was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel. This man was very wealthy; 1  he owned three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. At that time he was shearing his sheep in Carmel. 25:3 The man’s name was Nabal, 2  and his wife’s name was Abigail. She was both wise 3  and beautiful, but the man was harsh and his deeds were evil. He was a Calebite.

25:4 When David heard in the desert that Nabal was shearing his sheep, 25:5 he 4  sent ten servants, 5  saying to them, 6 Go up to Carmel to see Nabal and give him greetings in my name. 7  25:6 Then you will say to my brother, 8 Peace to you and your house! Peace to all that is yours! 25:7 Now I hear that they are shearing sheep for you. When your shepherds were with us, we neither insulted them nor harmed them the whole time they were in Carmel.

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