1 Samuel 25:27
New International Version
And let this gift, which your servant has brought to my lord, be given to the men who follow you.

New Living Translation
And here is a present that I, your servant, have brought to you and your young men.

English Standard Version
And now let this present that your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who follow my lord.

Berean Study Bible
Now let this gift your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who follow you.

King James Bible
And now this blessing which thine handmaid hath brought unto my lord, let it even be given unto the young men that follow my lord.

New King James Version
And now this present which your maidservant has brought to my lord, let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.

New American Standard Bible
And now let this gift which your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who accompany my lord.

NASB 1995
"Now let this gift which your maidservant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who accompany my lord.

NASB 1977
“And now let this gift which your maidservant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who accompany my lord.

Amplified Bible
Now this gift, which your maidservant has brought my lord, let it be given to the young men who accompany and follow my lord.

Christian Standard Bible
Let this gift your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who follow my lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Accept this gift your servant has brought to my lord, and let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.

American Standard Version
And now this present which thy servant hath brought unto my lord, let it be given unto the young men that follow my lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Now your MaidServant brought this blessing to my Lord. Give a blessing to the youths who walk at the foot of my Lord

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now accept this token of goodwill, which thy servant has brought to my lord, and thou shalt give it to the servants that wait on my lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore receive this blessing, which thy handmaid hath brought to thee, my lord: and give it to the young men that follow thee, my lord.

English Revised Version
And now this present which thy servant hath brought unto my lord, let it be given unto the young men that follow my lord.

Good News Translation
Please, sir, accept this present I have brought you, and give it to your men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Here is a gift I am bringing to you. May it be given to the young men who are in your service.

International Standard Version
Now let this present that your servant has brought to your majesty be given to the young men who follow your majesty.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And now this present which thy servant hath brought unto my lord, let it be given unto the young men that follow my lord.

Literal Standard Version
And now, this blessing which your maidservant has brought to my lord—it has been given to the young men who are going up and down at the feet of my lord.

NET Bible
Now let this present that your servant has brought to my lord be given to the servants who follow my lord.

New Heart English Bible
Now this present which your servant has brought to my lord, let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.

World English Bible
Now this present which your servant has brought to my lord, let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.

Young's Literal Translation
'And, now, this blessing which thy maid-servant hath brought to my lord -- it hath been given to the young men who are going up and down at the feet of my lord.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Abigail Intercedes for Nabal
26Now, my lord, as surely as the LORD lives and you yourself live, the LORD has held you back from coming to bloodshed and avenging yourself with your own hand. May your enemies and those who seek harm for my lord be like Nabal. 27Now let this gift your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who follow you. 28Please forgive your servant’s offense, for the LORD will surely make a lasting dynasty for my lord, because he fights the LORD’s battles. May no evil be found in you as long as you live.…

Cross References
Genesis 33:11
Please accept my gift that was brought to you, because God has been gracious to me and I have all I need." So Jacob pressed him until he accepted.

1 Samuel 30:26
When David arrived in Ziklag, he sent some of the plunder to his friends, the elders of Judah, saying, "Here is a gift for you from the plunder of the LORD's enemies."

2 Kings 5:15
Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God, stood before him, and declared, "Now I know for sure that there is no God in all the earth except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant."

Proverbs 18:16
A man's gift opens doors for him, and brings him before great men.


Treasury of Scripture

And now this blessing which your handmaid has brought to my lord, let it even be given to the young men that follow my lord.

blessing.

1 Samuel 30:26
And when David came to Ziklag, he sent of the spoil unto the elders of Judah, even to his friends, saying, Behold a present for you of the spoil of the enemies of the LORD;

Genesis 33:11
Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took it.

2 Kings 5:15
And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, and stood before him: and he said, Behold, now I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel: now therefore, I pray thee, take a blessing of thy servant.

follow [heb] walk at the feet of

1 Samuel 25:42
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that went after her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Judges 4:10
And Barak called Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; and he went up with ten thousand men at his feet: and Deborah went up with him.

2 Samuel 16:2
And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses be for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may drink.









(27) This blessing.--That is to say, gift. Of this Abigail makes little account--it was simply an expression of her homage and good will. It was not intended, of course, for David, but for his company; but she brought it, as is the custom in the East where an inferior approaches a superior, whether as a visitor or as a suppliant, to bring in the hand gifts. Let it be given, she added, to his companions.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now
וְעַתָּה֙ (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

{let} this
הַזֹּ֔את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

gift
הַבְּרָכָ֣ה (hab·bə·rā·ḵāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1293: Benediction, prosperity

your servant
שִׁפְחָתְךָ֖ (šip̄·ḥā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8198: Maid, maidservant

has brought
הֵבִ֥יא (hê·ḇî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to my lord
לַֽאדֹנִ֑י (la·ḏō·nî)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

be given
וְנִתְּנָה֙ (wə·nit·tə·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

to the young men
לַנְּעָרִ֔ים (lan·nə·‘ā·rîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

who follow
הַמִּֽתְהַלְּכִ֖ים (ham·miṯ·hal·lə·ḵîm)
Article | Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

[you].
אֲדֹנִֽי׃ (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller


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