Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He also said, "Why then is my lord pursuing his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

King James Version

And he said, Wherefore doth my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?

Holman Bible

Then he continued, "Why is my lord pursuing his servant? What have I done? What evil is in my hand?

International Standard Version

David replied, "It is my voice, your majesty." David said, "Why is your majesty pursuing his servant? For what have I done, and what evil do I bear toward you?

A Conservative Version

And he said, Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

American Standard Version

And he said, Wherefore doth my lord pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

Amplified

And David said, Why does my lord thus pursue his servant? What have I done? Or what evil is in my hand [tonight]?

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Why does my lord go armed against his servant? what have I done? or what evil is there in me?

Darby Translation

And he said, Why does my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Why does my lord thus pursue after his slave? What have I done? What evil is in my hand?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Wherefore this my lord pursued after his servant? for what did I? and what evil in my hand?

King James 2000

And he said, Why does my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "Why [is] my lord pursuing after his servant? For what have I done? And what evil [is] in my hand?

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Why does my lord pursue after his servant this way? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said thereto, "Wherefore doth my lord persecute his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in mine hand?

NET Bible

He went on to say, "Why is my lord chasing his servant? What have I done? What wrong have I done?

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

The Emphasized Bible

And he said, Wherefore is it, that my lord is in pursuit of his servant? For what have I done? or what is in my hand that is wrong?

Webster

And he said, Why doth my lord thus pursue his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

World English Bible

He said, "Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith, 'Why is this -- my lord is pursuing after his servant? for what have I done, and what is in my hand evil?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he said

Usage: 0

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

or what evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

References

Easton

Context Readings

David Again Spares Saul

17 Then Saul recognized David's voice and said, "Is this your voice, my son David?" And David said, "It is my voice, my lord the king." 18 He also said, "Why then is my lord pursuing his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand? 19 "Now therefore, please let my lord the king listen to the words of his servant. If the LORD has stirred you up against me, let Him accept an offering; but if it is men, cursed are they before the LORD, for they have driven me out today so that I would have no attachment with the inheritance of the LORD, saying, 'Go, serve other gods.'


Cross References

1 Samuel 24:9

David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to the words of men, saying, 'Behold, David seeks to harm you'?

1 Samuel 24:11-14

"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.

1 Samuel 17:29

But David said, "What have I done now? Was it not just a question?"

Psalm 7:3-5

O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,

Psalm 35:7

For without cause they hid their net for me; Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.

John 8:46

"Which one of you convicts Me of sin? If I speak truth, why do you not believe Me?

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, "I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?"

John 18:23

Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken wrongly, testify of the wrong; but if rightly, why do you strike Me?"

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