Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he bowed himself and said, Who is thy slave, that thou should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

New American Standard Bible

Again he prostrated himself and said, "What is your servant, that you should regard a dead dog like me?"

King James Version

And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Holman Bible

Mephibosheth bowed down and said, “What is your servant that you take an interest in a dead dog like me?”

International Standard Version

Mephibosheth bowed low again and asked, "Who am I, your servant, that you would pay attention to a dead dog like me?"

A Conservative Version

And he did obeisance, and said, What is thy servant that thou should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

American Standard Version

And he did obeisance, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Amplified

And [the cripple] bowed himself and said, What is your servant, that you should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Bible in Basic English

And he went down on his face before the king, and said, What is your servant, for you to take note of a dead dog such as I am?

Darby Translation

And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will worship him and say, What is thy servant that thou didst look to a dead dog which is like me?

King James 2000

And he bowed himself, and said, What is your servant, that you should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he did obeisance and said, "What [is] your servant that you have paid attention to the dead dog like me?"

Modern King James verseion

And he bowed himself and said, What is your servant, that you should look upon such a dead dog as I?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the other bowed himself and said, "What is thy servant that thou shouldst vouchsafe to look upon such a dead dog as I am?"

NET Bible

Then Mephibosheth bowed and said, "Of what importance am I, your servant, that you show regard for a dead dog like me?"

New Heart English Bible

He bowed down, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"

The Emphasized Bible

And he did homage, and said - What is thy servant, - that thou hast turned towards such a dead dog as I?

Webster

And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldst look upon such a dead dog as I am?

World English Bible

He did obeisance, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And he boweth himself, and saith, 'What is thy servant, that thou hast turned unto the dead dog -- such as I?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he bowed
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

dog
כּלב 
Keleb 
dog
Usage: 32

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

David Cares For Mephibosheth

7 And David said unto him, Fear not; for I will surely show thee mercy for Jonathan, thy father's sake, and will restore unto thee all the land of Saul, thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually. 8 And he bowed himself and said, Who is thy slave, that thou should look upon such a dead dog as I am? 9 Then the king called to Ziba, Saul's servant, and said unto him, I have given unto thy master's son all that pertained to Saul and to all his house.


Cross References

2 Samuel 16:9

Then Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, said unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse, my lord the king? Let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

1 Samuel 24:14-15

After whom is the king of Israel come out? After whom dost thou pursue? After a dead dog? After a flea?

1 Samuel 26:20

Now therefore, do not let my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD, for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains.

2 Samuel 3:8

Then Abner was very angry for the words of Ishbosheth and said, Am I a dog's head in regard to Judah? I have shown mercy this day unto the house of Saul, thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends and have not delivered thee into the hand of David that thou dost charge me today with iniquity concerning this woman?

Matthew 15:26-27

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little dogs.

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