1 Samuel 24:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Who are you pursuing? A dead dog? A flea?

New Living Translation
Who is the king of Israel trying to catch anyway? Should he spend his time chasing one who is as worthless as a dead dog or a single flea?

English Standard Version
After whom has the king of Israel come out? After whom do you pursue? After a dead dog! After a flea!

Berean Study Bible
Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog? A flea?

New American Standard Bible
After whom has the king of Israel gone out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

NASB 1995
"After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

NASB 1977
“After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

Amplified Bible
After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue [with three thousand men]? A dead dog, a single flea?

Christian Standard Bible
Who has the king of Israel come after? What are you chasing after? A dead dog? A single flea?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who has the king of Israel come after? What are you chasing after? A dead dog? A flea?

Contemporary English Version
Why should the king of Israel be out chasing me, anyway? I'm as worthless as a dead dog or a flea.

Good News Translation
Look at what the king of Israel is trying to kill! Look at what he is chasing! A dead dog, a flea!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog? One flea?

International Standard Version
After whom is the king of Israel going out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog or a single flea?

NET Bible
Who has the king of Israel come out after? Who is it that you are pursuing? A dead dog? A single flea?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

New King James Version
After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?

King James 2000 Bible
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom do you pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

New Heart English Bible
Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? After a dead dog, or one flea?

World English Bible
Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?

American King James Version
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom do you pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

American Standard Version
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

A Faithful Version
After whom has the king of Israel come out? After whom do you pursue? After a dead dog? After a flea?

Darby Bible Translation
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a single flea.

English Revised Version
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

Webster's Bible Translation
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(24:15) After whom is the King of Israel come out? after whome doest thou pursue? after a dead dog, and after a flea?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
After whom is the king of Israel come out? After whom doest thou pursue? After a dead dog, and after a flea.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Whom persecutest thou O kynge of Israel, whom persecutest thou? a deed dogg? a flee?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
After whom has the king of Israel come out? After whom are you pursuing? After a dead dog! After one flea!

Young's Literal Translation
'After whom hath the king of Israel come out? after whom art thou pursuing? -- after a dead dog! after one flea!

Smith's Literal Translation
After whom did the king of Israel come forth? after whom pursuest thou? after a dead dog? after one flea?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
After whom dost thou pursue? After a dead dog, after a flea.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whom are you pursuing, O king of Israel? Whom are you pursuing? You are pursuing a dead dog, a single flea.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
After whom have you come out, King of Israel, and after whom are you chasing, after a dead dog and after one flea?

Lamsa Bible
After whom have you come out, O king of Israel? After whom do you pursue? After a dead dog, and after a flea?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now after whom dost thou come forth, O king of Israel? After whom dost thou pursue? After a dead dog, and after a flea?








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