1 Samuel 25:23-28
New International Version
23 When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off her donkey and bowed down before David with her face to the ground.(A) 24 She fell at his feet and said: “Pardon your servant, my lord,(B) and let me speak to you; hear what your servant has to say. 25 Please pay no attention, my lord, to that wicked man Nabal. He is just like his name—his name means Fool(C),(D) and folly goes with him. And as for me, your servant, I did not see the men my lord sent. 26 And now, my lord, as surely as the Lord your God lives and as you live, since the Lord has kept you from bloodshed(E) and from avenging(F) yourself with your own hands, may your enemies and all who are intent on harming my lord be like Nabal.(G) 27 And let this gift,(H) which your servant has brought to my lord, be given to the men who follow you.
28 “Please forgive(I) your servant’s presumption. The Lord your God will certainly make a lasting(J) dynasty for my lord, because you fight the Lord’s battles,(K) and no wrongdoing(L) will be found in you as long as you live.