And it shall come to pass, when the Lord shall have done to my
lord according to all the good that he hath spoken concerning thee,
&c.] Performed his promise, especially with respect to his kingdom, as follows:
and shall have appointed thee ruler over Israel;
that is, actually raised him to be, and settled him as king upon the throne of Israel; for he was both appointed and anointed already; and this Abigail knew, and was now well known in Israel, and the common talk of the people.