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1 Samuel 25:38-40 Living Bible (TLB)

37-38 By that time he was sober, and when his wife told him what had happened, he had a stroke and lay paralyzed[a] for about ten days, then died, for the Lord killed him.

39 When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Praise the Lord! God has paid back Nabal and kept me from doing it myself; he has received his punishment for his sin.”

Then David wasted no time in sending messengers to Abigail to ask her to become his wife. 40 When the messengers arrived at Carmel and told her why they had come,


  1. 1 Samuel 25:37 he had a stroke and lay paralyzed, literally, “his heart died within him and he became as stone.”
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