According to his wife, he is
churlish and his name means "churl" in Hebrew. Who is he?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
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The critically-acclaimed board game
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In Hebrew the word
nabal denotes a churlish, ignoble, vile, or
1 Samuel 25:23 "And when Abigail saw David,
she made haste, and alighted from her ass, and fell before David on her face,
and bowed down to the ground.
25:24 And she fell at his feet, and said:
'Upon me, my lord, upon me be the iniquity; and let thy handmaid, I pray thee,
speak in thine ears, and hear thou the words of thy handmaid.
25:25 Let not my
lord, I pray thee, regard this base fellow, even Nabal; for as his name is, so
is he: Nabal is his name, and churlishness is with
him; but I thy handmaid saw not the young men of my lord, whom thou
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