1 Samuel 30:5

5 David's two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail widow of Nabal of Carmel, had been taken prisoner along with the rest.

1 Samuel 30:5 Meaning and Commentary

1 Samuel 30:5

And David's two wives were taken captives
Which is observed as one cause of his particular distress, and another follows in ( 1 Samuel 30:6 ) :

Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite:
that is, who had been his wife; for he was now dead, ( 1 Samuel 25:39 ) , and was so before she was married to David; both these came with him to Gath, and were left at Ziklag when he went with Achish, and here they were taken; see ( 1 Samuel 25:42 1 Samuel 25:43 ) ( 27:3 ) .

1 Samuel 30:5 In-Context

3 By the time David and his men entered the village, it had been burned to the ground, and their wives, sons, and daughters all taken prisoner.
4 David and his men burst out in loud wails - wept and wept until they were exhausted with weeping.
5 David's two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail widow of Nabal of Carmel, had been taken prisoner along with the rest.
6 And suddenly David was in even worse trouble. There was talk among the men, bitter over the loss of their families, of stoning him.
7 He ordered Abiathar the priest, son of Ahimelech, "Bring me the Ephod so I can consult God." Abiathar brought it to David.