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- Abigail was the wife of Nabal; she became a wife of David after Nabal's death (1 Samuel 25). She became the mother of one of David's sons, who is listed in the Book of Chronicles under the name Daniel, in the Masoretic Text of the Books of Samuel as Chileab,and in the Septuagint text of 2 Samuel 3:3 as Δαλουια, Dalouia.
- My father is glad
- 1st Book of Samuel Chapter 25
- 1st Book of Samuel Chapter 29
- 2nd Book of Samuel Chapter 3
- First Samuel 25:39 When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Praise be to the LORD, who has upheld my cause against Nabal for treating me with contempt. He has kept his servant from doing wrong and has brought Nabal's wrongdoing down on his own head." Then David sent word to Abigail, asking her to become his wife.
- First Samuel 25:3 His name was Nabal and his wife's name was Abigail. She was an intelligent and beautiful woman, but her husband, a Calebite, was surly and mean in his dealings.
- First Samuel 25:40 His servants went to Carmel and said to Abigail, "David has sent us to you to take you to become his wife."
- First Samuel 25:41 She bowed down with her face to the ground and said, "Here is your maidservant, ready to serve you and wash the feet of my master's servants."
- First Samuel 25:42 Abigail quickly got on a donkey and, attended by her five maids, went with David's messengers and became his wife.