1 Samuel 26:18
Good News Translation
And he added, "Why, sir, are you still pursuing me, your servant? What have I done? What crime have I committed?

Contemporary English Version
Why are you hunting me down? Have I done something wrong, or have I committed a crime?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Wherefore doth my lord persecute his servant? What have I done? or what evil is there in my hand?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said: Wherefore doth my lord persecute his servant? What have I done? or what evil is there in my hand?

Wherefore

1 Samuel 24:9,11-14 And said to Saul: Why dost thou hear the words of men that say: David seeketh thy hurt? . . .

Psalm 7:3-5 O Lord, my God, if I have done this thing, if there be iniquity in my hands: . . .

Psalm 35:7 For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul.

Psalm 69:4 They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

what have I

1 Samuel 17:29 And David said: What have I done? is there not cause to speak?

John 8:46 Which of you shall convince me of sin? If I say the truth to you, why do you not believe me:

John 10:32 Jesus answered them: Many good works I have shewed you from my Father. For which of those works do you stone me?

John 18:23 Jesus answered him: If I have spoken evil, give testimony of the evil; but if well, why strikest thou me?

Context
David Reproves Abner
17And Saul knew David's voice, and said: Is this thy voice, my son David? And David said: It is my voice, my lord the king. 18And he said: Wherefore doth my lord persecute his servant? What have I done? or what evil is there in my hand?19Now therefore hear, I pray thee, my lord the king, the words of thy servant: If the Lord stir thee up against me, let him accept of sacrifice: but if the sons of men, they are cursed in the sight of the Lord, who have cast me out this day, that I should not dwell in the inheritance of the Lord, saying: Go, serve strange gods.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 24:9
And said to Saul: Why dost thou hear the words of men that say: David seeketh thy hurt?

1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, see and know, O my father, the hem of thy robe in my hand, that when I cut off the hem of thy robe, I would not put out my hand against thee. Reflect, and see, that there is no evil in my hand, nor iniquity, neither have I sinned against thee: but thou liest in wait for my life, to take it away.

Psalm 119:161
Princes have persecuted me without cause: and my heart hath been in awe of thy words.

Jeremiah 37:18
Where are your prophets that prophesied to you, and said: The king of Babylon shall not come against you, and against this land?

Additional Translations
And he continued, “Why is my lord pursuing his servant? What have I done? What evil is in my hand?And he said, Why does my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

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, Why does my lord thus pursue after his servant? for in what have I sinned? and what unrighteousness has been found in me?

And he said, Why does my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

And he said, Wherefore doth my lord pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?

And he said, Why doth my lord thus pursue his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?

He said, "Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

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