1 Samuel 24:8
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New Living Translation
David came out and shouted after him, "My lord the king!" And when Saul looked around, David bowed low before him.

King James Bible
David also arose afterward, and went out of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, My lord the king. And when Saul looked behind him, David stooped with his face to the earth, and bowed himself.

Darby Bible Translation
David also arose afterwards, and went out of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, My lord the king! And when Saul looked behind him, David bowed with his face to the earth, and did obeisance.

World English Bible
David also arose afterward, and went out of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, "My lord the king!" When Saul looked behind him, David bowed with his face to the earth, and did obeisance.

Young's Literal Translation
and David riseth afterwards, and goeth out from the cave, and calleth after Saul, saying, 'My lord, O king!' And Saul looketh attentively behind him, and David boweth -- face to the earth -- and doth obeisance.

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:7
So David restrained his men and did not let them kill Saul. After Saul had left the cave and gone on his way,

1 Samuel 24:9
Then he shouted to Saul, "Why do you listen to the people who say I am trying to harm you?

1 Samuel 25:23
When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off her donkey and bowed low before him.

1 Samuel 25:24
She fell at his feet and said, "I accept all blame in this matter, my lord. Please listen to what I have to say.

1 Samuel 28:14
"What does he look like?" Saul asked. "He is an old man wrapped in a robe," she replied. Saul realized it was Samuel, and he fell to the ground before him.

1 Kings 1:31
Then Bathsheba bowed down with her face to the ground before the king and exclaimed, "May my lord King David live forever!"

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