1 Samuel 25:9
New International Version
When David's men arrived, they gave Nabal this message in David's name. Then they waited.

New Living Translation
David's young men gave this message to Nabal in David's name, and they waited for a reply.

English Standard Version
When David’s young men came, they said all this to Nabal in the name of David, and then they waited.

Berean Study Bible
When David's young men arrived, they relayed all these words to Nabal on behalf of David. Then they waited.

New American Standard Bible
When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David's name; then they waited.

King James Bible
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Christian Standard Bible
David's young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David's behalf, and they waited.

Contemporary English Version
David's men went to Nabal and gave him David's message, then they waited for Nabal's answer.

Good News Translation
David's men delivered this message to Nabal in David's name. Then they waited there,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David's young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David's behalf, and they waited.

International Standard Version
David's young men came to Nabal and told him all this in David's name, and then they waited.

NET Bible
So David's servants went and spoke all these words to Nabal in David's name. Then they paused.

New Heart English Bible
And David's young men came and spoke to Nabal according to all those words, in the name of David. But he became arrogant.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When David's young men came to Nabal, they repeated all of this to him for David, and then they waited.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

New American Standard 1977
When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David’s name; then they waited.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David and ceased.

King James 2000 Bible
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

American King James Version
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

American Standard Version
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the servants come and speak these words to Nabal, according to all these words in the name of David.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when David's servants came, they spoke to Nabal all these words in David's name: and then held their peace.

Darby Bible Translation
And David's young men came, and spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

English Revised Version
And when David's young men came, they spake to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal in the name of David, according to all these words, and ceased.

World English Bible
When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

Young's Literal Translation
And the young men of David come in, and speak unto Nabal according to all these words, in the name of David -- and rest.
Study Bible
David, Nabal, and Abigail
8Ask your young men, and they will tell you. So let my young men find favor with you, for we have come on the day of a feast. Please give whatever you can afford to your servants and to your son David.’” 9When David's young men arrived, they relayed all these words to Nabal on behalf of David. Then they waited. 10But Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants these days are breaking away from their masters.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 25:8
Ask your young men, and they will tell you. So let my young men find favor with you, for we have come on the day of a feast. Please give whatever you can afford to your servants and to your son David.'"

1 Samuel 25:10
But Nabal asked them, "Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants these days are breaking away from their masters.

Treasury of Scripture

And when David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all those words in the name of David, and ceased.

ceased [heb] rested







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

young men
נַעֲרֵ֣י (na·‘ă·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

arrived,
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

they relayed
וַיְדַבְּר֧וּ (way·ḏab·bə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

all
כְּכָל־ (kə·ḵāl-)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

these
הָאֵ֖לֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

words
הַדְּבָרִ֥ים (had·də·ḇā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Nabal
נָבָ֛ל (nā·ḇāl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5037: Nabal -- a man of Carmel

on behalf of David.
דָּוִ֑ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

Then they waited.
וַיָּנֽוּחוּ׃ (way·yā·nū·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5117: To rest, settle down
(9) And ceased.--Better rendered, and they sat down. The Hebrew word here has been variously translated. Bunsen suggests, "and they waited modestly for an answer;" the Vulg., followed by some scholars, has "and they were silent."

Verse 9. - They... ceased. Literally, "they rested;" i.e. either they remained quiet awaiting Nabal's answer, or sat down, as is the custom in the East, for the same purpose. 25:2-11 We should not have heard of Nabal, if nothing had passed between him and David. Observe his name, Nabal, A fool; so it signifies. Riches make men look great in the eye of the world; but to one that takes right views, Nabal looked very mean. He had no honour or honesty; he was churlish, cross, and ill-humoured; evil in his doings, hard and oppressive; a man that cared not what fraud and violence he used in getting and saving. What little reason have we to value the wealth of this world, when so great a churl as Nabal abounds, and so good a man as David suffers want!, David pleaded the kindness Nabal's shepherds had received. Considering that David's men were in distress and debt, and discontented, and the scarcity of provisions, it was by good management that they were kept from plundering. Nabal went into a passion, as covetous men are apt to do, when asked for any thing, thinking thus to cover one sin with another; and, by abusing the poor, to excuse themselves from relieving them. But God will not thus be mocked. Let this help us to bear reproaches and misrepresentations with patience and cheerfulness, and make us easy under them; it has often been the lot of the excellent ones of the earth. Nabal insists much on the property he had in the provisions of his table. May he not do what he will with his own? We mistake, if we think we are absolute lords of what we have, and may do what we please with it. No; we are but stewards, and must use it as we are directed, remembering it is not our own, but His who intrusted us with it.
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