1 Samuel 25:5

“And David sent out ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 25:5

And Dauid sent out ten yong men, and Dauid said vnto the young men, Get you vp to Carmel, and goe to Nabal, and greete him in my name;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David sent ten young men, and David said unto the young men, Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David sent ten young men, and said to them, Go up to Carmel and go to Nabal, and say kind words to him in my name;
- Basic English Bible

Then David sent out ten young men; and David said to the young men, Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.
- Darby Bible

And David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name:
- Webster's Bible

David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.
- World English Bible

and David sendeth ten young men, and David saith to the young men, `Go ye up to Carmel, and ye have come in unto Nabal, and asked of him in my name of welfare,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David sent ten young men, and David said unto the young men: 'Get you up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 25:5

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 25:5


25:3 Abigail - That is, the joy of his father: yet he could not promise himself much joy of her, when he married her to such an husband: it seems, in inquiring, (no unfrequent thing) more after his wealth, than after his wisdom. Caleb - This is added to aggravate his crime, that he was a degenerate branch of that noble stock of Caleb, and consequently of the tribe of Judah, as David was.

25:4 Shear sheep - Which times were celebrated with feasting.

25:6 Prosperity - By this expression David both congratulates Nabal's felicity, and tacitly minds him of the distress in which he and his men were.

25:7 We hurt not - This considering the licentiousness of soldiers, and the necessities David and his men were exposed to, was no small favour, which Nabal was bound both in justice, and gratitude, and prudence to requite.


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