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25 Please do not let my lord [a]pay attention to this worthless man, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal (fool) is his [b]name and foolishness (stupidity) is with him; but I your maidservant did not see my lord’s young men whom you sent.

26 So now, my lord, as the Lord lives, and as your soul lives, since the Lord has prevented you from shedding blood, and from avenging yourself by your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord, be as [self-destructive as] Nabal. 27 Now this gift, which your maidservant has brought my lord, let it be given to the young men who [c]accompany and follow my lord.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 25:25 Lit set his heart to.
  2. 1 Samuel 25:25 Nabal means “worthless, good for nothing.”
  3. 1 Samuel 25:27 Lit walk at the feet of.

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