English Standard Version
And he said, “Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? What evil is on my hands?
King James Bible
And he said, Wherefore doth my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine 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?
And he said: Wherefore doth my lord persecute his servant? What have I done? or what evil is there in my hand?
English Revised Version
And he said, Wherefore doth my lord pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?
Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Why doth my lord thus pursue his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?
1 Samuel 26:18 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
They departed with these trophies, without any one waking up and seeing them, because they were all asleep, as a deep sleep from the Lord had fallen upon them. שׁאוּל מראשׁתי stands for שׁ ממראשׁתי, "from the head of Saul," with מ dropped. The expression "a deep sleep of Jehovah," i.e., a deep sleep sent or inflicted by Jehovah, points to the fact that the Lord favoured David's enterprise.
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1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to the words of men who say, 'Behold, David seeks your harm'?
1 Samuel 24:11
See, my father, see the corner of your robe in my hand. For by the fact that I cut off the corner of your robe and did not kill you, you may know and see that there is no wrong or treason in my hands. I have not sinned against you, though you hunt my life to take it.
Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words.
Jeremiah also said to King Zedekiah, "What wrong have I done to you or your servants or this people, that you have put me in prison?
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