40 When the servants of David had come to Abigail at Carmel, they spoke to her saying, “David sent us to you, to ask you to become his wife.”

41 Then she arose, bowed her face to the earth, and said, “Here is your maidservant, a servant to (A)wash the feet of the servants of my lord.” 42 So Abigail rose in haste and rode on a donkey, [a]attended by five of her maidens; and she followed the messengers of David, and became his wife.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 25:42 Lit. with five of her maidens at her feet