And she arose, and bowed herself on her face to the earth, and said, Behold, let your handmaid be a servant to wash the feet of the servants of my lord.
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George Leo Haydock
Thy servant. She speaks to David's representatives, as if he had been present. (Haydock)
The marriage was proposed probably a month or two after the death of Nabal; and Abigail followed the messengers, in a short time. (Menochius)