1 Samuel 25:42
New International Version
Abigail quickly got on a donkey and, attended by her five female servants, went with David's messengers and became his wife.

New Living Translation
Quickly getting ready, she took along five of her servant girls as attendants, mounted her donkey, and went with David's messengers. And so she became his wife.

English Standard Version
And Abigail hurried and rose and mounted a donkey, and her five young women attended her. She followed the messengers of David and became his wife.

Berean Study Bible
So Abigail hurried and got on a donkey, and attended by five of her maidens, she followed David’s messengers and became his wife.

New American Standard Bible
Then Abigail quickly arose, and rode on a donkey, with her five maidens who attended her; and she followed the messengers of David and became his wife.

King James Bible
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.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Abigail got up quickly, and with her five female servants accompanying her, rode on the donkey following David's messengers. And so she became his wife.

Contemporary English Version
Abigail quickly got ready and went back with David's messengers. She rode on her donkey, while five of her servant women walked alongside. She and David were married as soon as she arrived.

Good News Translation
She rose quickly and mounted her donkey. Accompanied by her five maids, she went with David's servants and became his wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abigail got up quickly, and with her five female servants accompanying her, rode on the donkey following David's messengers. And so she became his wife.

International Standard Version
Then Abigail quickly got up and got on a donkey, with five young women walking behind her. She followed David's messengers, and she became his wife.

NET Bible
Then Abigail quickly went and mounted her donkey, with five of her female servants accompanying her. She followed David's messengers and became his wife.

New Heart English Bible
Abigail hurried, and arose, and rode on a donkey, with five ladies of hers who followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Abigail quickly got up and rode on a donkey with five of her female servants following her. So she went with David's messengers and became his wife.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abigail hastened, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

New American Standard 1977
Then Abigail quickly arose, and rode on a donkey, with her five maidens who attended her; and she followed the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Abigail hastened 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.

King James 2000 Bible
And Abigail hastened, and arose, and rode upon a donkey, with five of her young women that attended her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

American King James Version
And Abigail hurried, and arose and rode on an ass, with five damsels of hers that went after her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

American Standard Version
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abigaia arose, and mounted her ass, and five damsels followed her: and she went after the servants of David, and became his wife.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abigail arose, and made haste, and got upon an ass, and five damsels went with her, her waiting maids, and she followed the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

English Revised Version
And Abigail hasted, and arose, and rode upon an ass, with five damsels of hers that followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
Abigail hurried, and arose, and rode on a donkey, with five ladies of hers who followed her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abigail hasteth and riseth, and rideth on the ass; and five of her young women who are going at her feet; and she goeth after the messengers of David, and is to him for a wife.
Study Bible
David Marries Abigail
41She arose, then bowed facedown and said, “Here is your maidservant, ready to serve and to wash the feet of my lord’s servants.” 42So Abigail hurried and got on a donkey, and attended by five of her maidens, she followed David’s messengers and became his wife. 43David had also married Ahinoam of Jezreel. So she and Abigail were both his wives.…
Cross References
Genesis 24:61
Then Rebekah and her servant girls got ready, mounted the camels, and followed the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.

1 Samuel 27:3
David and his men settled in Gath with Achish, and each man had his family with him. David had his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, the widow of Nabal.

1 Samuel 30:5
David's two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel, had been taken captive.

2 Samuel 2:2
So David went there with his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.

2 Samuel 3:2
And sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon, by Ahinoam of Jezreel;

Treasury of Scripture

And Abigail hurried, and arose and rode on an ass, with five damsels of hers that went after her; and she went after the messengers of David, and became his wife.

Abigail

Genesis 24:61-67
And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way…

Psalm 45:10,11
Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; …

after her [heb] at her feet

1 Samuel 25:27
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.







Lexicon
So Abigail
אֲבִיגַ֗יִל (’ă·ḇî·ḡa·yil)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 26: Abigail -- 'my father is joy', two Israelite women

hurried
וַתְּמַהֵ֞ר (wat·tə·ma·hêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly

and got on
וַתִּרְכַּב֙ (wat·tir·kaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7392: To ride, to place upon, to despatch

a donkey,
הַחֲמ֔וֹר (ha·ḥă·mō·wr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2543: A male ass

and attended
הַהֹלְכ֖וֹת (ha·hō·lə·ḵō·wṯ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

[by] five
וְחָמֵשׁ֙ (wə·ḥā·mêš)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2568: Five

of her maidens,
נַעֲרֹתֶ֔יהָ (na·‘ă·rō·ṯe·hā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5291: A girl, maiden

she followed
וַתֵּ֗לֶךְ (wat·tê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

David’s
דָוִ֔ד (ḏā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

messengers
מַלְאֲכֵ֣י (mal·’ă·ḵê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

and became
וַתְּהִי־ (wat·tə·hî-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

his wife.
לְאִשָּֽׁה׃ (lə·’iš·šāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female
25:39-44 Abigail believed that David would be king over Israel, and greatly esteemed his pious and excellent character. She deemed his proposal of marriage honourable, and advantageous to her, notwithstanding his present difficulties. With great humility, and doubtless agreeably to the customs of those times, she consented, being willing to share his trails. Thus those who join themselves to Christ, must be willing now to suffer with him, believing that hereafter they shall reign with him.
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