Samuel dies. David asks Nabal for provisions and is rebuffed. David is kept from exacting vengeance by Nabal’s wife Abigail. Nabal dies and David marries Abigail.
- Why did David call himself Nabal’s son in verse eight?
- What does “Nabal” mean? How do you know?
- What did David almost do? How would that have been different from his past actions toward Saul?