Q: "David's ruffians" and "Our tongues are our own, who shall control us?"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 29 21:14:29 UTC 2008

Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> this day has wroteXXXXX written:

> (Sidelight: After Nabal ten
> days later has been smote dead by the Lord, David takes Abigail to wife.)

Shouldn't that be "has been smitten by"?

Mark Mandel

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