6:22 I will make myself yet more contemptible than this. Or, “I will humble myself even more than this.” Unlike Eli and his sons (1 Sam. 2:29, 30 and notes), and Michal’s own father Saul (1 Sam. 15:12, 30 and notes), David is willing to be abased that the Lord may receive the honor due Him.
by them I shall be held in honor. David replies that he has no reason to feel embarrassed before the maids. Michal’s displeasure in him is wrong.