She bowed down and said, “I would willingly be David's slave and wash his servants' feet.” 42
Abigail quickly got ready and went back with David's messengers. She rode on her donkey, while five of her servant women walked alongside. She and David were married as soon as she arrived. 43
David had earlier married Ahinoam from the town of Jezreel, so both she and Abigail were now David's wives. 44
Meanwhile, Saul had arranged for Michal to marry Palti the son of Laish, who came from the town of Gallim.
Scripture taken from the Contemporary English Version ®. Copyright © 1995 American Bible Society. Used by permission.