40 His servants went to Carmel and said to Abigail, “David has sent us to you to take you to become his wife.”

Read 1 Samuel 25:40 Using Other Translations

And when the servants of David were come to Abigail to Carmel, they spake unto her, saying, David sent us unto thee, to take thee to him to wife.
When the servants of David came to Abigail at Carmel, they said to her, "David has sent us to you to take you to him as his wife."
When the messengers arrived at Carmel, they told Abigail, “David has sent us to take you back to marry him.”