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Summary

And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

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Bible References

A feast

2 Samuel 13:23
Two years later Absalom's sheepshearers were in Baal Hazor, near Ephraim. Absalom invited all the king's sons.
Esther 1:3
in the third year of his reign he provided a banquet for all his officials and his servants. The army of Persia and Media was present, as well as the nobles and the officials of the provinces.
Luke 14:12
He said also to the man who had invited him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, don't invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors so you can be invited by them in return and get repaid.

Merry

2 Samuel 13:28
Absalom instructed his servants, "Look! When Amnon is drunk and I say to you, 'Strike Amnon down,' kill him then and there. Don't fear! Is it not I who have given you these instructions? Be strong and courageous!"
1 Kings 20:16
They marched out at noon, while Ben Hadad and the thirty-two kings allied with him were drinking heavily in their quarters.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
Proverbs 23:29
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has dullness of the eyes?
Ecclesiastes 2:2
I said of partying, "It is folly," and of self-indulgent pleasure, "It accomplishes nothing!"
Ecclesiastes 10:19
Feasts are made for laughter, and wine makes life merry, but money is the answer for everything.
Isaiah 28:3
The splendid crown of Ephraim's drunkards will be trampled underfoot.
Jeremiah 51:57
"I will make her officials and wise men drunk, along with her governors, leaders, and warriors. They will fall asleep forever and never wake up," says the King whose name is the Lord who rules over all.
Daniel 5:1
King Belshazzar prepared a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in front of them all.
Nahum 1:10
Surely they will be totally consumed like entangled thorn bushes, like the drink of drunkards, like very dry stubble.
Habakkuk 2:15
"You who force your neighbor to drink wine are as good as dead -- you who make others intoxicated by forcing them to drink from the bowl of your furious anger, so you can look at their genitals.
Luke 21:34
"But be on your guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap.
Romans 13:13
Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.
Ephesians 5:18
And do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled by the Spirit,
1 Thessalonians 5:7
For those who sleep, sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunk at night.

She told him

1 Samuel 25:19
and said to her servants, "Go on ahead of me. I will come after you." But she did not tell her husband Nabal.
Psalm 112:5
It goes well for the one who generously lends money, and conducts his business honestly.
Matthew 10:16
"I am sending you out like sheep surrounded by wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Ephesians 5:14
For everything made evident is light, and for this reason it says: "Awake, O sleeper! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!"

General references

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
Luke 17:27
People were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage -- right up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.

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