2 Samuel 1:8
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New International Version
"He asked me, 'Who are you?' "'An Amalekite,' I answered.

New Living Translation
"He responded, 'Who are you?' "'I am an Amalekite,' I told him.

English Standard Version
And he said to me, ‘Who are you?’ I answered him, ‘I am an Amalekite.’

New American Standard Bible
"He said to me, 'Who are you?' And I answered him, 'I am an Amalekite.'

King James Bible
And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He asked me, 'Who are you?' I told him: I'm an Amalekite.

International Standard Version
He asked me, 'Who are you?' So I answered him, 'I'm an Amalekite!'

NET Bible
He asked me, 'Who are you?' I told him, 'I'm an Amalekite.'

New Heart English Bible
He said to me, 'Who are you?' I answered him, 'I am an Amalekite.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"He asked me, 'Who are you?' "I said to him, 'I'm an Amalekite.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said unto me: Who art thou? And I answered him: I am an Amalekite.

New American Standard 1977
“And he said to me, ‘Who are you?’ And I answered him, ‘I am an Amalekite.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto me, Who are you? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

American King James Version
And he said to me, Who are you? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

American Standard Version
And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to me: Who art thou? And I said to him: I am an Amalecite.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to me, Who art thou? And I said to him, I am an Amalekite.

English Revised Version
And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

World English Bible
He said to me, 'Who are you?' I answered him, 'I am an Amalekite.'

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to me, Who art thou? and I say unto him, An Amalekite I am.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-10 The blow which opened David's way to the throne was given about the time he had been sorely distressed. Those who commit their concerns to the Lord, will quietly abide his will. It shows that he desired not Saul's death, and he was not impatient to come to the throne.
Study Bible
David Learns of Saul's Death
7"When he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I said, 'Here I am.' 8"He said to me, 'Who are you?' And I answered him, 'I am an Amalekite.' 9"Then he said to me, 'Please stand beside me and kill me, for agony has seized me because my life still lingers in me.'…
Cross References
1 Samuel 15:3
'Now go and strike Amalek and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

1 Samuel 30:1
Then it happened when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid on the Negev and on Ziklag, and had overthrown Ziklag and burned it with fire;

1 Samuel 30:13
David said to him, "To whom do you belong? And where are you from?" And he said, "I am a young man of Egypt, a servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me behind when I fell sick three days ago.

2 Samuel 1:7
"When he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I said, 'Here I am.'

2 Samuel 1:9
"Then he said to me, 'Please stand beside me and kill me, for agony has seized me because my life still lingers in me.'

2 Samuel 1:13
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" And he answered, "I am the son of an alien, an Amalekite."
Treasury of Scripture

And he said to me, Who are you? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

an Amalekite

Genesis 14:7 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote …

Exodus 17:8-16 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim…

Numbers 24:20 And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, and said, Amalek …

Deuteronomy 25:17-19 Remember what Amalek did to you by the way, when you were come forth …

1 Samuel 15:3 Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, …

1 Samuel 27:8 And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the …

1 Samuel 30:1,13,17 And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on …

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