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38 About ten days later, the Lord struck Nabal, and he died.

39 When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Bless the Lord, who has rendered a verdict regarding Nabal’s insult to me and who kept me, his servant, from doing something evil! The Lord has brought Nabal’s evil down on his own head.” Then David sent word to Abigail, saying that he would take her as his wife.

40 When David’s servants reached Abigail at Carmel, they said to her, “David has sent us to you so you can become his wife.”

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