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Nabal

(nā`bəl), in the Bible, wealthy sheep owner who resisted David's attempt at extortion. David's anger was appeased by the blandishments of AbigailAbigail
, in the Bible. 1 The wife of Nabal. She persuaded David not to take vengeance on her husband. When Nabal died, she married David. 2 David's stepsister, mother of Amasa.
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Nabal

rudely refuses David’s messengers’ request for food. [O. T.: I Samuel 25:10–11]
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