New Living Translation
When David heard that Nabal was shearing his sheep,
King James Bible
And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal did shear his sheep.
Darby Bible Translation
And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.
World English Bible
David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.
Young's Literal Translation
And David heareth in the wilderness that Nabal is shearing his flock,
1 Samuel 25:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:4 Shear sheep - Which times were celebrated with feasting.
BY REV. GEORGE MILLIGAN, M.A., D.D. "There is nothing," says Socrates to Cephalus in the Republic, "I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom it is right to learn the character of the way, whether it is rugged or difficult, or smooth and easy" (p. 328 E.). It is to such an aged traveller that we are introduced in the person of Barzillai the Gileadite. And though he is one of the lesser-known characters …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
1 Samuel 25:3
This man's name was Nabal, and his wife, Abigail, was a sensible and beautiful woman. But Nabal, a descendant of Caleb, was crude and mean in all his dealings.
1 Samuel 25:5
he sent ten of his young men to Carmel with this message for Nabal:
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