1 Samuel 17:43
Good News Translation
He said to David, "What's that stick for? Do you think I'm a dog?" And he called down curses from his god on David.

Contemporary English Version
"Do you think I'm a dog?" Goliath asked. "Is that why you've come after me with a stick?" He cursed David in the name of the Philistine gods

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistine said to David: Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with a staff? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

New American Bible
He said to David, “Am I a dog that you come against me with a staff?” Then the Philistine cursed David by his gods

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Philistine said to David: Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with a staff? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

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1 Samuel 24:14 After whom dost thou pursue? After a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Samuel 3:8 Why didst thou go in to my father's concubine? And he was exceedingly angry for the words of Isboseth, and said: Am I a dog's head against Juda this day, who have shewn mercy to the house of Saul thy father, and to his brethren and friends, and have not delivered thee into the hands of David, and hast thou sought this day against me to charge me with a matter concerning a woman?

2 Samuel 9:8 He bowed down to him, and said: Who am I thy servant, that thou shouldst look upon such a dead dog as I am?

2 Samuel 16:9 And Abisai the son of Sarvia said to the king: Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? I will go, and cut off his head.

2 Kings 8:13 And Hazael said: But what am I, thy servant, a dog, that I should do this great thing? And Eliseus said: The Lord hath shewed me that thou shalt be king of Syria.

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Genesis 27:29 And let peoples serve thee, and tribes worship thee: be thou lord of thy brethren, and let thy mother's children bow down before thee. Cursed be he that curseth thee: and let him that blesseth thee be filled with blessings.

Numbers 22:6,11,12 Come therefore, and curse this people, because it is mightier than I: if by any means I may beat them and drive them out of my land: for I know that he whom thou shalt bless is blessed, and he whom thou shalt curse is cursed. . . .

Judges 9:27 Went out into the fields, wasting the vineyards, and treading down the grapes: and singing and dancing, they went into the temple of their god, and in their banquets and cups they cursed Abimelech.

Proverbs 26:2 As a bird flying to other places, and a sparrow going here or there: so a curse uttered without cause shall come upon a man.

Context
David Slays Goliath
42And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance. 43And the Philistine said to David: Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with a staff? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.44And he said to David: Come to me, and I will give thy flesh to the birds of the air, and to the beasts of the earth.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 14:12
And the men of the garrison spoke to Jonathan, and to his armourbearer, and said: Come up to us, and we will shew you a thing. And Jonathan said to his armourbearer: Let us go up, follow me: for the Lord hath delivered them into the hands of Israel.

1 Samuel 24:14
After whom dost thou pursue? After a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Samuel 3:8
Why didst thou go in to my father's concubine? And he was exceedingly angry for the words of Isboseth, and said: Am I a dog's head against Juda this day, who have shewn mercy to the house of Saul thy father, and to his brethren and friends, and have not delivered thee into the hands of David, and hast thou sought this day against me to charge me with a matter concerning a woman?

2 Samuel 16:5
And king David came as far as Bahurim: and behold there came out from thence a man of the kindred of the house of Saul named Semei, the son of Gera, and coming out he cursed as he went on,

1 Kings 20:10
And the messengers returning brought him word. And he sent again, and said: Such and such things may the gods do to me, and more may they add, if the dust of Samaria shall suffice for handfuls for all the people that follow me.

2 Kings 8:13
And Hazael said: But what am I, thy servant, a dog, that I should do this great thing? And Eliseus said: The Lord hath shewed me that thou shalt be king of Syria.

Additional Translations
“Am I a dog,” he said to David, “that you come at me with sticks?” And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.And the Philistine said to David, Am I a dog, that you come to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine said to David, Am I as a dog, that thou comest against me with a staff and stones? and David said, Nay, but worse than a dog. And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine said to David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine said to David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staffs? and the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

The Philistine said to David, "Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?" The Philistine cursed David by his gods.

And the Philistine saith unto David, 'Am I a dog that thou art coming unto me with staves?' and the Philistine revileth David by his gods,
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