1 Samuel 12:4
New International Version
"You have not cheated or oppressed us," they replied. "You have not taken anything from anyone's hand."

New Living Translation
"No," they replied, "you have never cheated or oppressed us, and you have never taken even a single bribe."

English Standard Version
They said, “You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man’s hand.”

Berean Study Bible
“You have not wronged us or oppressed us,” they replied, “nor have you taken anything from the hand of man.”

New American Standard Bible
They said, "You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man's hand."

King James Bible
And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man's hand.

Christian Standard Bible
"You haven't wronged us, you haven't mistreated us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone," they responded.

Contemporary English Version
"No," the Israelites answered. "You've never cheated us in any way!"

Good News Translation
The people answered, "No, you have not cheated us or oppressed us; you have not taken anything from anyone."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"You haven't wronged us, you haven't mistreated us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone's hand," they responded.

International Standard Version
They said, "You haven't cheated us or oppressed us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone's hand."

NET Bible
They replied, "You have not wronged us or oppressed us. You have not taken anything from the hand of anyone."

New Heart English Bible
They said, "You have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They answered, "You didn't cheat us, oppress us, or take anything from anyone."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they said: 'Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.'

New American Standard 1977
And they said, “You have not defrauded us, or oppressed us, or taken anything from any man’s hand.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us nor oppressed us; neither hast thou taken anything of any man's hand.

King James 2000 Bible
And they said, you have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand.

American King James Version
And they said, You have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken ought of any man's hand.

American Standard Version
And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they said: Thou hast not wronged us, nor oppressed us, nor taken ought at any man's hand.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

English Revised Version
And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they said thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken aught from any man's hand.

World English Bible
They said, "You have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand."

Young's Literal Translation
And they say, 'Thou hast not oppressed us, nor hast thou crushed us, nor hast thou taken from the hand of any one anything.'
Study Bible
Samuel's Farewell Address
3Here I am. Bear witness against me before the LORD and before His anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged or oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe and closed my eyes? Tell me, and I will restore it to you. 4“You have not wronged us or oppressed us,” they replied, “nor have you taken anything from the hand of man.” 5Samuel said to them, “The LORD is a witness against you, and His anointed is a witness today, that you have not found anything in my hand.” “He is a witness,” they said.…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:33
who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and obtained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions,

1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Bear witness against me before the LORD and before His anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged or oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe and closed my eyes? Tell me, and I will restore it to you.

1 Samuel 12:5
Samuel said to them, "The LORD is a witness against you, and His anointed is a witness today, that you have not found anything in my hand." "He is a witness," they said.

Treasury of Scripture

And they said, You have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken ought of any man's hand.

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Lexicon
“You have not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

wronged us
עֲשַׁקְתָּ֖נוּ (‘ă·šaq·tā·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6231: To press upon, oppress, defraud, violate, overflow

or
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

oppressed us,”
רַצּוֹתָ֑נוּ (raṣ·ṣō·w·ṯā·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7533: To crack in pieces

they replied,
וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“nor
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

have you taken
לָקַ֥חְתָּ (lā·qaḥ·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

anything
מְאֽוּמָה׃ (mə·’ū·māh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3972: A speck, point, nothing

from the hand
מִיַּד־ (mî·yaḏ-)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

of man.”
אִ֖ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person
12:1-5 Samuel not only cleared his own character, but set an example before Saul, while he showed the people their ingratitude to God and to himself. There is a just debt which all men to their own good name, especially men in public stations, which is, to guard it against unjust blame and suspicions, that they may finish their course with honour, as well as with joy. And that we have in our places lived honestly, will be our comfort, under any slights and contempt that may be put upon us.
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