1 Samuel 25:24
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English Standard Version
She fell at his feet and said, “On me alone, my lord, be the guilt. Please let your servant speak in your ears, and hear the words of your servant.

King James Bible
And fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me let this iniquity be: and let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thine audience, and hear the words of thine handmaid.

American Standard Version
And she fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me be the iniquity; and let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thine ears, and hear thou the words of thy handmaid.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she fell at his feet, and said: Upon me let this iniquity be, my lord: let thy handmaid speak, I beseech thee, in thy ears: and hear the words of thy servant.

English Revised Version
And she fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me be the iniquity: and let thine handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thine ears, and hear thou the words of thine handmaid.

Webster's Bible Translation
And fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me let this iniquity be: and let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thy audience, and hear the words of thy handmaid.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Then Abigail took as quickly as possible a bountiful present of provisions, - two hundred loaves, two bottles of wine, five prepared (i.e., slaughtered) sheep (עשׁוּות, a rare form for עשׂוּית: see Ewald, 189, a.), five seahs (an ephah and two-thirds) of roasted grains (Kali: see 1 Samuel 17:17), a hundred צמּקים (dried grapes, i.e., raisin-cakes: Ital. simmuki), and two hundred fig-cakes (consisting of pressed figs joined together), - and sent these gifts laden upon asses on before her to meet David whilst she herself followed behind to appease his anger by coming to meet him in a friendly manner, but without saying a word to her husband about what she intended to do.

1 Samuel 25:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fell

2 Kings 4:37 Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground, and took up her son, and went out.

Esther 8:3 And Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet...

Matthew 18:29 And his fellow servant fell down at his feet, and sought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay you all.

Upon

1 Samuel 25:28 I pray you, forgive the trespass of your handmaid: for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house...

Genesis 44:33,34 Now therefore, I pray you, let your servant abide instead of the lad a slave to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brothers...

2 Samuel 14:9 And the woman of Tekoah said to the king, My lord, O king, the iniquity be on me, and on my father's house...

let thine

Genesis 44:18 Then Judah came near to him, and said, Oh my lord, let your servant, I pray you, speak a word in my lord's ears...

2 Samuel 14:12 Then the woman said, Let your handmaid, I pray you, speak one word to my lord the king. And he said, Say on.

audience [heb] ears

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:8
Afterward David also arose and went out of the cave, and called after Saul, "My lord the king!" And when Saul looked behind him, David bowed with his face to the earth and paid homage.

1 Samuel 25:23
When Abigail saw David, she hurried and got down from the donkey and fell before David on her face and bowed to the ground.

1 Samuel 25:25
Let not my lord regard this worthless fellow, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name, and folly is with him. But I your servant did not see the young men of my lord, whom you sent.

1 Samuel 25:28
Please forgive the trespass of your servant. For the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the LORD, and evil shall not be found in you so long as you live.

2 Samuel 14:9
And the woman of Tekoa said to the king, "On me be the guilt, my lord the king, and on my father's house; let the king and his throne be guiltless."

Proverbs 25:15
With patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone.

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the anger of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your place, for calmness will lay great offenses to rest.

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