Abigail erkennt im Gegensatz zu Nabal die missliche Lage und handelt schnell und besonnen. Als sie von einem Diener erfährt, was ihr Ehemann getan hat, macht sie sich unverzüglich und ohne ihrem Mann Bescheid zu geben mit großzügigen Geschenken auf den Weg und reitet David entgegen. Mit einer überzeugenden Rede, in der sie sich für ihren nutzlosen Mann entschuldigt, gelingt es ihr, David. David und Abigail Personen - David (hebr. Geliebter) David, ein einfacher Bauernsohn, steigt auf zu einem bedeutenden Heerführer und wird dann ein grosser König Israels. Er erfüllt äusserlich alle Voraussetzungen zur Übernahme des Königtums. Allerdings setzt er dies nicht in eigener Kraft durch, sondern wartet auf das Handeln Gottes. - Davids Männer Männer, die mit der damaligen. . This study examines the character of each of these individuals David was very angry with Nabal, but when Abigail brought David the food, that helped him to feel better, and she helped him not to do the wrong thing by killing Nabal. When we see someone who is angry or upset, what can we do to make them feel better? (Talk to them, give them a hug, do nice things for them, etc.) God was happy with Abigail because she helped David to feel better and helped.
. This Scripture also made mention of the death, lamentation and burial of the prophet Samuel. Nabal was the husband of Abigail, who had great possessions in the land of Carmel. He had three thousand sheep and one thousand goats. So one day he was shearing his sheep; and the thing was made known. Nabal versteht die Forderung in letzterem Sinne und lehnt empört ab. David wie auch Abigajil erfahren jeweils durch ihre Knechte von Nabals Verhalten. David macht sich daraufhin mit 400 bewaffneten Männern auf den Weg und schwört blutige Rache an Nabals ganzem Haushalt. Abigajil bekommt von ihrem Knecht einen Bericht über David und seine Leute, der Davids Forderungen rechtfertigt. Sie. Wolde, E.J., 2002, A leader led by a lady. David and Abigail in 1Samuel 25, ZAW 114, 335-375; Abbildungsverzeichnis. Abb. 1 Abigajil erzählt Nabal von ihrer Begegnung mit David und Nabal stirbt (Kreuzritterbibel; 13. Jh.). PDF-Archiv. Alle Fassungen dieses Artikels ab Oktober 2017 als PDF-Archiv zum Download: Version des Artikels vom 10.10.201
David, Nabal and Abigail. 25 Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David moved down into the Desert of Paran[2 A certain man in Maon, who had property there at Carmel, was very wealthy. He had a thousand goats and three thousand sheep, which he was shearing in Carmel. 3 His name was Nabal and his wife's name was Abigail David and Abigail. After this, David went to the wilderness of Paran. 2-3 There was a man of the clan of Caleb named Nabal, who was from the town of Maon, and who owned land near the town of Carmel. He was a very rich man, the owner of three thousand sheep and one thousand goats. His wife Abigail was beautiful and intelligent, but he was a mean. Abigail, die Frau Nabals und die spätere Ehefrau Davids, gehört zu den faszinierendsten Personen in der Bibel. Ihre moralische Größe erinnert an Maria von Bethanien. Es ist erstaunlich, welch eine Autorität sie über den späteren König David hat. Und, dass sie bereit ist - sie, die vermögende Frau - die Verfolgungen Davids zu teilen. Das arbeitet Hamilton Smith in seiner kurzen.
David, Abigail and Nabal- read for young people. Bible stories told for children . Bible stories for Christian young children and toddlers. Free Bible with c.. David told Abigail that he planned to kill all the men before morning. Abigail got off her donkey and bowed down to David. She begged him to listen to her. She said that She knows that Nabal is cruel and is a fool. But, she didn't see or talk to the men that David had sent. Please accept this gift that she brought. When David is king over Israel, have no grief and remember me. David. Even the story of David, Abigail, and Nabal. 1 Samuel 25:2-42. Filthy Rich (2) 3000 sheep/1000 goats was definitely rich (even today it wouldn't be too shabby). While cattle are more valued in our culture for their meat, milk, and leather, sheep and goats were more valued in Israel for these, and also for sacrifices. Sheep and goats were Israel's pantry on the hoof. I Pity the Fool.
Nabal dies, Abigail marries David. Abigail leaves David and goes to her husband Nabal - to tell him what she has done? The text is not clear. The riotious harvest festival is going on. Nabal, along with everyone else except Abigail, is drunk. She is stone cold sober. Seeing that she will get no sense out of her husband, Abigail retreats to her quarters and waits for her husband to sleep it. David stößt nicht auf Nabal, sondern auf eine Frau. In höchster Aggressionslust ist er auf dem Vormarsch zu Nabals Gütern - und begegnet Abigail mit ihren Eseln, beladen mit süßen Köstlichkeiten. Sie verneigt sich vor David, nimmt sofort die ganze Schuld des Konfliktes auf sich, obwohl es natürlich nicht stimmt
Herkunft und Bedeutung. Im Tanach, der hebräischen Bibel, kommt der Name אֲבִיגַיִל, (ʿabīgayil, Abigajil) für zwei verschiedene Frauen vor: für eine Tochter des Isai (1 Chr 2,16-17 EU) und Schwester Davids sowie für die Frau Nabals, die später eine der Frauen Davids wird (1 Sam 25 EU).In der jüdischen Tradition gilt die Frau Nabals als Prophetin David (1 Samuel 24:8) only stooped with his face to the ground before Saul. Upon me. Abigail represents herself as the person really guilty, on whom the iniquity, i.e. the punishment of the offence, must fall. Nabal is a mere son of Belial, a worthless, bad man, whose name Nabal, i.e. fool, is a sign that folly is with him, and accompanies all. 1.Samuel 30 4 hoben David und das Volk, das bei ihm war, ihre Stimme auf und weinten, bis sie nicht mehr weinen konnten. 5 Denn Davids zwei Weiber waren auch gefangen: Ahinoam, die Jesreelitin, und Abigail, Nabals Weib, des Karmeliten. 6 Und David war sehr geängstet, denn das Volk wollte ihn steinigen; denn des ganzen Volkes Seele war unwillig, ein jeglicher um seine Söhne und Töchter.
1 Samuel 25 Schlachter 2000 (SCH2000) Samuels Tod. David, Nabal und Abigail. 25 Und Samuel starb, und ganz Israel versammelte sich und klagte um ihn und begrub ihn bei seinem Haus in Rama; David aber machte sich auf und zog hinab in die Wüste Paran. 2 Es war aber ein Mann in Maon, der hatte sein Gewerbe in Karmel ; und dieser Mann hatte ein sehr großes Vermögen, und er besaß 3 000 Schafe. Da zog David dahin mit seinen zwei Weibern Ahinoam, der Jesreelitin, und Abigail, Nabals, des Karmeliten, Weib. Textbibel 1899 So zog denn David dorthin samt seinen beiden Frauen, Ahinoam aus Jesreel und Abigail, dem Weibe des Karmeliters Nabal. Modernisiert Text Also zog David dahin mit seinen zweien Weibern, Ahinoam, der Jesreelitin, und mit Abigail, Nabals, des Karmeliten, Weib. De Bibl auf. Abigail, die Frau von Nabal, David kniet und bietet ihm und seinen Soldaten Essen und Trinken an. Hinter ihren wenigen Dienern und drei Eseln, die mit Essen und Getränken beladen waren. Unter dem Showtitel in lateinischer Sprache sind vier vierzeilige Verse in niederländischer Sprache und ein Verweis auf die Bibel in 1 Sam. 25: 4. Hersteller: Druckmaschine: Anonym zu drucken von: Nicolaes de. . Meeting Workbooks According to 1 Samuel 25:4-12, David, in need of supplies, sends 10 men to seek provisions from Nabal. Bible Study Tools Bible Questions Answered . The implication of scripture is that David recognized what an asset Abigail would be to him as a wife since she was clearly someone who managed well, protected her husband.
Abigail steps in Swiftly, Abigail loaded the assembled asses with victuals of different sorts ranging from loaves of bread, skins of wine, sheep, roasted grain, raisins, pressed figs. With great fear, her servants mounted the asses in a bid to begin their journey to meet with an irate warlord! Carefully, she did a quick search to ensure that there had no sword in their possession David and Abigail have an encounter on the road, she persuades him not to go to war against Nabal. The next morning she tells Nabal of her deed. He becomes like a stone (verse 37). About 10 days later the Lord struck Nabal and he died (verse 38). David immediately sends for Abigail and she immediately leaves and becomes his wife
Ask the congregation to list 5 things about Abigail (David and Nabal's wife) Today we will look at the relationship between three bible characters namely, David, Nabal, and Abigail. We will look at how God called Abigail, used her wisdom and rewarded her. As well as the problems with Nabal. Presentation: Who is Abigail? Ask a young person to do a short (5 minutes) presentation on Abigail. . Approaching him humbly and respectfully, she appealed to David's better nature and spoke of their common faith. She reminded David that he was destined for greatness, and warned him that he would come to regret any rash and reckless actions he took against Nabal. The story tells us that after Abigail finished reasoning with him, David thanked her for. Abigail is described in the account as being beautiful and intelligent, and the Haggadah treats Abigail as being one of the four most beautiful people in Jewish history (the other three being Sarah, Rahab, and Esther); in the Haggadah it is claimed that David nearly fell in love with her while she was still the wife of Nabal, but Abigail's moral strength and dignity prevented any liaisons.
Upon news of Nabal's death, David praises God and sends for Abigail to become his wife. She is always listed second to David's wife Ahinoam of Jezreel. Matthew Henry says Abigail married David in faith, not questioning but that, though now he had not a house of his own, yet God's promise to him would at length be fulfilled. Abigail brought to David not only a fortune in herself. Meanwhile, one of Nabal's servants told Abigail: David's men were often nearby while we were taking care of the sheep in the fields. They were very good to us, they never hurt us, and nothing was ever stolen from us while they were nearby. With them around day or night, we were as safe as we would have been inside a walled city. David sent some messengers from the desert to wish our master. You will remember last week we left David just about to encounter Abigail Nabal's wife. It was sheep shearing time at Nabal's, a time of great banquets and lavish hospitality. David had sent a delegation up to Nabal in his own name requesting food for his men. They reminded Nabal that the harvest was great because of David's watchfulness over Nabal's flocks. But instead of food Nabal. Later, David was in a bad mood. He was out with his soldiers, and they were very hungry. They asked a rich man named Nabal for some food, but the rich man wouldn't give them anything. David got so angry that he was going to kill the rich man. But then, the rich man's wife, Abigail, made David feel better when she brought him and his men some food. She asked David not to kill Nabal for.
Abigail war nicht zugegen, als Davids Boten mit Nabal redeten und er mit ihnen. Als sie aber von den Hirten vernahm, was Nabal geredet hatte, rüstete sie ohne Verzug ein Geschenk für David, zweihundert Brote, fünf gekochte Schafe, auch Mehl und Wein, Rosinen und Feigen, und eilte damit dem zürnenden David entgegen. Abigail redete mit David freundliche und verständige Worte: »Sieh es als. Abigail Abigail, im Alten Testament die Frau von Nabal. Nachdem Nabal David (dem späteren König von Israel und Juda) Nahrung verweigert hatte, während dieser als Vogelfreier in der Wildnis von Judäa lebte, mischte sich Abigail ein und überredete David, ihren Mann nicht zu bestrafen 1.Samuel 25 Elberfelder Bibel Samuels Tod - Nabals Torheit und Abigajils Klugheit 1 Und Samuel starb. Und ganz Israel versammelte sich und hielt ihm die Totenklage, und sie begruben ihn in seiner Heimat  in Rama. Da machte sich David auf und zog hinab in die Wüste Paran . (1Mo 21,21; 1Mo 23,2; 5Mo 34,8; 1Sam 1,19; 1Sam 28,3; Sach 1,5). 2 Nun war da ein Mann in Maon, der seine Tätigkeit.
David, Nabal and Abigail (Edition 1.0 20060825-20060825) Nabal is killed and David asks Abigail to become his wife and she agrees. Samuel is already dead and the battles continue. King Saul takes his own life rather than face the prospect of being tortured and killed by his enemies. Saul's three sons are also killed in battle. This paper has been adapted from Chapters 93-95 of The Bible. Meanwhile, one of Nabal's servants went and told Abigail all that had happened and all about Nabal's answer to David. Who was Abigail? That's right! Nabal's wife! The servant said that David's men had been good to them and had not hurt anyone or take anything from them and they had even talked together in the fields. Abigail was very smart! She hurried and gathered up 200 loaves of bread, five.
David - der noch nicht gesalbte König Israels, für seinen ruhmvollen Sieg gegen den Riesen Goliath aber bereits bekannt - beschützt mit seinen Knechten die Schäfer eines vermögenden Mannes namens Nabal aus Kaleb. Als Nabal eine Belohnung für die geleistete Hilfe schroff ablehnt, trachtet David danach, sich diese mit Gewalt zu holen. Nabals Frau Abigail erkennt den Fehler ihres Mannes und. 39 Als nun David hörte, dass Nabal tot war, sprach er: Gelobt sei der Herr, der meine Schmach an Nabal gerächt und seinen Knecht vom Unrecht abgehalten hat! Und der Herr hat Nabals Unrecht auf seinen Kopf vergolten! Und David sandte hin und warb um Abigail, um sie sich zur Frau zu nehmen David, Nabal and Abigail. 1 Sam 25:1-44 Why do good girls marry bad boys? Am sure you probably have heard this saying before. The truth is that I am not sure I knew the true answer or else I would have been able to explain how a wonderful, virtuous woman like Abigail ever got married to Nabal. Maybe the custom of the day predetermined that she would be married to him, or maybe her family.
Hörprobe Track 25: Nabal: Part 3 - Duet: Thoughts sublime (Abigail, David) Nabal: Part 3 - Duet: Thoughts sublime (Abigail, David) 26. Hörprobe Track 26: Nabal: Part 3 - Chorus: O glorious prince Nabal: Part 3 - Chorus: O glorious prince Mehr von Georg Friedrich...-65%. Georg Friedrich Händel. Concerti grossi op.6 Nr.1-6. EUR 19,99** Super Audio CD . EUR 6,99* Nuria Rial - Human Love, Love. So Abigail apprised of the information concerning the encounter between David and his men and Nabal pacifies David with this guilt, when she meets David she falls down before David. This is her acknowledgment of the fact that David is the anointed of the Lord and she understands something about the official position that he now holds in the nation Israel. She speaks in verse 30 of the fact. When David sees her courage, he is shamed by it and realizes that he was wrong to try to attack Nabal and he turns away. Abigail returns home, and the next morning (when Nabal is sober) tells him what she did. He is angry but before he can beat her, he suffers a stroke, is left paralyzed and dies 10 days later. (Judgment of God on him.
Nabal, der an diesem Fest-Abend stockbesoffen ist, erfährt die Geschichte erst am nächsten Tag. Gott selbst schützt Abigail und schafft David Recht, indem er Nabal mit einem Schlaganfall bestraft. Nach seinem Tod wirbt David um Abigail, und sie, die in ihrer ersten Ehe die Wertlosigkeit von Reichtum ohne Gott gesehen hat, nimmt an und folgt. GREATLY''Nabal and Abigail Bible Study Life Lessons May 11th, 2018 - Bible Study - Nabal and Abigail man but Abigail is a Godly woman In this story we learn about what of the Bible was used When Abigail saw David''children bible story david abigail s sensible advice may 12th, 2018 - then david went away into the wilderness of maon now there was a man in maon whose property was in carmel the. Mein Name ist Abigail. Vielleicht erinnerst du dich nicht an mich. Ich habe ein Leben mit einem Happy End erlebt. Aber glaube mir, es hat nicht so gut angefangen, wie es schließlich endete. Ich wurde die zweite Frau von König David, aber die erste, die ihm Kinder gebar. Als wir uns das erste Mal begegneten, war ich bereits mit einem anderen Mann verheiratet. Aber ich will dir die ganze. Entdecken Sie Handel: Nabal von Maya Boog bei Amazon Music. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de David, Abigail, and Nabal. Elder Ellis' post reminded me of the story of David, Abigail, and Nabal in the book of 1 Samuel chapter 25 (interestingly enough, my studies as of late have been in 1 Samuel and the life of David with this morning's study being 1 Samuel 25!). To summarize, David's men had been of assistance to Nabal's sheep shearers who were very appreciative of the help. Quoting one.
But one of the young men [i.e., one of Nabal's sheepherder] told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our master, and he scorned them. Yet they were very good to us, and we were not insulted, nor we miss anything as long as we went about with them, while we were in the fields. They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the time we. Abigail learned of what transpired between her husband Nabal and David's men, and of David's intention to retaliate by killing Nabal and his household. She acted promptly and prepared lots of food for David and his men. She was guided by God who had put in her heart to intervene before David could kill her husband and his men. The hand of God calmed her heart and directed her mind 14 But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our master, and he scorned them. 15 Yet the men were very good to us, and we were not insulted, nor did we miss anything as long as we went about with them, while we were in the fields. 16 They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the time we were with them.
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. 40 His servants went to Carmel and said to Abigail, David has sent us to you to. Death of Samuel; Nabal and Abigail (1 Samuel 25) November 12 Samuel, the prophet of the Lord, dies. Greatly respected by all Israel, people gathered from all over the nation to honor him at his burial. As his death comes during the short-lived truce between Saul and David, it is possible, though not directly stated, that David was able to attend this memorial. Afterward, David ventures south. Nabal ; Abigail ; David ; Asaph (soprano) Shepherd (soprano) Summary. Part Movement Type Voice Text (first lines) 1 1 Symphonia (Largo, Allegro, Largo, Minuet) 1 2 Recitative David Here in the Wilderness of Paran 1 3 Chorus The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance 1 4 Accompagnato David Have mercy on us, Lord 1 5 Air David Food they ask'd 1 6 Recitative Asaph No doubt 1 7 Air.
David and Abigail then were married (verse.39-42). In addition to being a good match for both parties, this marriage may have been of political benefit to David. If Nabal was indeed a prominent Calebite, a marriage to Nabal's widow would have solidified David's position within th Nabal dies (v. 32-39) David takes Abigail to wife (v. 39-44) Bible Story: Nabal was a mean man. Even though David's men had protected Nabal's shepherds and flocks, Nabal was still mean to David. David got mad and wanted to fight Nabal and his men. When Nabal's wife, Abigail, heard what was going on, she decided it would be best to try to make peace with David. She gave him and his men a.
Upon Nabal's death, Abigail became David's wife. Bible Study Tools Books & Brochures 25:26-31). My Book of Bible Stories Nabal appears to think David's request falls into the latter category, for he sneers at their message. In contrast, Abigail lived in Carmel in the north of According to 1 Samuel 25:4-12, David, in need of supplies, sends 10 men to seek provisions from Nabal. LOG IN. When David and Abigail met, David quickly acquiesced to Abigail's plea for mercy, accepted her generous offering, and returned to his own camp. Since David had refused to vindicate himself but instead trusted in the Lord, Nabal died a mere ten days later, and David took Abigail to be one of his own wives David schäumt, schwört Vernichtung. Nabal hätte die Männer zum Fest einladen müssen. Er verstößt gegen die Gebote Gottes. Seine Frau Abigail handelt sofort. Sie bleibt Herrin der Situation. Nabal gibt ein großes Gelage, ist betrunken. Erst, wenn er ausgenüchtert ist, erzählt Abigail, was sich eriegnet hatte. Nabal stirbt nach 10 Tagen. Abigail reitet mit Ehrengaben und Essen David. ABIGAIL 1. Nabal's wife, who later became the wife of David (1 Sm 25:2-42). Nabal was a wealthy sheep owner whose holdings had been protected by David's men. When David requested provisions in return for that protection, Nabal refused. Enraged, David set out with 400 armed men to destroy Nabal and hi 39 When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the Lord who has avenged the insult I received at the hand of Nabal, and has kept back his servant from wrongdoing. The Lord has returned the evil of Nabal on his own head. Then David sent and spoke to Abigail, to take her as his wife. 40 When the servants of David came to Abigail at Carmel, they said to her, David has sent.
David Nabal And Abigail Craft Proverbs 15 Commentary Precept Austin. A Glossary for the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer in the. Bible Crafts and Activities For Sunday School A C. On the Duties of the Clergy NEW ADVENT Home. Bible Names A - Z « Calvary Bible Church. Abigail Bible Lesson Ideas Crafts and Activities. Bible Pronunciation Site How To Say How To Pronounce. David Truth for kids. Bible. Abigail erschrak zu Tode, als die Leute ihr erzählten, wie ihr Mann Nabal sich wieder einmal aufgeführt hatte. Nabal mit seinem Dickkopf war unberechenbar. Oft schon hatte Abigail hinter den Kulissen ausbügeln müssen, wenn er die Leute vor den Kopf gestoßen hatte. Aber diesmal hatte er das ganze Dorf in Gefahr gebracht. Als Davids Schutztruppe Abigail (Hebrew: אֲבִיגַיִל, 'Ǎḇîḡayil) was the wife of Nabal; she became a wife of the future King David after Nabal's death (1 Samuel 25). Abigail was David's third wife, after Saul's daughter, Michal, whom Saul later married to Palti, son of Laish when David went into hiding, and Ahinoam. She became the mother of one of David's sons, who is listed in the Book of Chronicles Remember Nabal had met David's messengers, he knew their request, now Abigail tells him the rest of the story. I Samuel 25:37 His heart died within him, and he became as stone. The word stone points to some sort of paralysis. It seems that when Nabal hears what happened and to what terrible danger he was exposed, he suffers a stroke and becomes paralyzed and ten days later he dies.
Abigail's character. Abigail is described in the account as being beautiful and intelligent, and the aggadah treats Abigail as being one of the four most beautiful women in Jewish history (the other three being Sarah, Rahab, and Esther); in the aggadah it is claimed that David nearly fell in love with her while she was still the wife of Nabal, but Abigail's moral strength and dignity prevented. Abigail's husband, Nabal of Carmel, foolishly refused to pay for the protection that David had provided for Nabal's shepherds. Angered, David set off to avenge this misdeed with a large group of soldiers. Seeking forgiveness for her husband's offense, Abigail, shown kneeling in the foreground on the left, offers bread, wine, corn, raisins, and fig-cakes to David and his men. Impressed by. 3.6 Davids Dank 3.7 Abigail und Nabal 3.8 David und Abigail Exkurs: Der Beutel des Lebendigen II. Die Geschichte Abigails in der Erzählzeit 1. David und nicht Saul 2. Weisheitliche Traditionen in der Geschichte der Abigail 3. Prophetin Abigail: Das Haus David wird Bestand haben 4. Die Erzählzeit der deuteronomistischen Bearbeitung im Exil: Hoffnung für die Zukunft 5. Nicht Rache, sondern. David, Nabal and Abigail. 1 Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David moved down into the Desert of Paran. 2 A certain man in Maon, who had property there at Carmel, was very wealthy. He had a thousand goats and three thousand sheep, which he was shearing in Carmel. 3 His name was Nabal and his wife's name was Abigail.
DAVID, NABAL & ABIGAIL Global Outreach Deliverance Ministries was live. August 25 at 3:29 PM · PLEASE SHARE THE LINK - IT'S TALK TIME WITH LADY VANESSA BROWN... 481 Views. Related Videos. May evil not be found in you, she said to David (1 Samuel 25:28). Abigail's words echo the righteous desire of God's own heart, that His people walk in righteousness, seeking His glory above their own, and trusting all manners to His care. When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD who championed my cause against Nabal's insults and restrained his servant. His name was Nabal. He came from the family of Caleb. His wife's name was Abigail. Nabal had some land near Carmel. He had 3,000 sheep and 1,000 goats. He was cutting the hair from his sheep at Carmel. Abigail was a beautiful and clever woman. But Nabal was a cruel man who did not give anything to anybody. 4 David was in the desert. Somebody told him that Nabal was cutting the hair from his.
Her explanation and generosity stopped David's plans to destroy Nabal. v32-33 And David said to Abigail, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, which sent thee this day to meet me: And blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, which hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with mine own hand. Abigail went back to her home where Nabal was having a party. He. Nabal's death at the hands of God alone assures David that he need not seek revenge or salvation for himself, but that God will accomplish His will in His appointed time. Abigail's acknowledgement of David's future kingship further encourages him to trust the Lord. Finally, Saul had originally given his daughter Michal to David as a wife, but had since given her to another man, Palti. Thus. Abigail, Wife Of King David 'David lived with Achish, king of Gath. David, his servants and every man with his household. David with his two wives; Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the Carmelitess, widow of Nabal' (1 Samuel 27:3). Abigail seemed to have been a very wise woman. She had lived for years with a violent, alcoholic, foolish husband named Nabal. After Nabal's death, David. David, Nabal and Abigail Print 1 Sam. 25 1 Samuel chapter 25 is a very interesting story. Samuel, the prophet and judge of Israel, had died (25:1) and the Israelites mourned for him. David moved down to the wilderness of Paran with his 600 men as Saul was looking to take his life once more. Meanwhile, a man, a rich but haughty man was there in Maon, named Nabal. He had 3000 sheep and 1000. Her obvious faith in God and her persuasive arguments not only saved Nabal s life and prevented David from shedding needless blood, but they created a lasting good impression upon David which would eventually culminate in a whole new life for Abigail as David s wife. Let s take a look at 1SA 25 and see how Abigail honored God, saved her husband, and won the king s admiration
But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, Behold, David sent messengers out of the wilderness to salute our master; and he railed on them. 1 Sam 25:4. For a little clarity, David had just cleared the area of enemies, protecting Nabal from danger to his life and holdings. Nabal's response is hardly gratitude when David's. Nabal. Meaning: foolish. a descendant of Caleb who dwelt at Maon (1 Sam. 25), the modern Main, 7 miles southeast of Hebron. He was very great, and he had 3,000 sheep and 1,000 goats but the man was churlish and evil in his doings. During his wanderings David came into that district, and hearing that Nabal was about to shear his sheep, he sent ten of his young men to ask whatsoever. Abigail brought the provisions that David had requested and beseeched David by saying that this problem was her fault (v. 26). Interestingly, she acknowledged that her husband was a fool (v. 25). Abigail's appeal to David in many ways takes the form of a prophetic blessing. She asks for David's enemies and those who seek his life to be like Nabal, that is, to be under God's judgment (v.