New International Version
Abigail quickly got on a donkey and, attended by her five female servants, went with David's messengers and became his wife.
King James Bible
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that went after her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.
World English Bible
Abigail hurried, and arose, and rode on a donkey, with five ladies of hers who followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abigail hasteth and riseth, and rideth on the ass; and five of her young women who are going at her feet; and she goeth after the messengers of David, and is to him for a wife.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To take her to him to wife - It is likely that he had heard before this that Saul, to cut off all his pretensions to the throne, had married Michal to Phalti; and this justified David in taking Abigail or any other woman; and, according to the then custom, it was not unlawful for David to take several wives. By his marriage with Abigail, it is probable he became possessed of all Nabal's property in Carmel and Maon.
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after her [heb] at her feet
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21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just …
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Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
Then Rebekah and her attendants got ready and mounted the camels and went back with the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.
1 Samuel 27:3
David and his men settled in Gath with Achish. Each man had his family with him, and David had his two wives: Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, the widow of Nabal.
1 Samuel 30:5
David's two wives had been captured--Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.
2 Samuel 2:2
So David went up there with his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.
2 Samuel 3:2
Sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;
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