Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, seeing the LORD has held you back from coming to shed blood, and from avenging yourself with your own hand, now let your enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
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George Leo Haydock
To thee. She felicitates David on not having put his design in execution. (Calmet)
Theodoret thinks he might lawfully have done it; but others believe that the fault bore no proportion with the intended punishment. (Tirinus)
As Nabal, devoid of sense. Abigail displays the eloquence of nature. (Calmet)