1 Samuel 17:28
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English Standard Version
Now Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spoke to the men. And Eliab’s anger was kindled against David, and he said, “Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your presumption and the evil of your heart, for you have come down to see the battle.”

King James Bible
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.

American Standard Version
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why art thou come down? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thy heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when Eliab his eldest brother heard this, when he was speaking with others, he was angry with David, and said: Why earnest thou hither? and why didst thou leave those few sheep in the desert? I know thy pride, and the wickedness of thy heart: that thou art come down to see the battle.

English Revised Version
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why art thou come down? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thy heart; for thou art come down that thou mayest see the battle.

1 Samuel 17:28 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

David left the vessels with the provisions in the charge of the keeper of the vessels, and ran into the ranks to inquire as to the health of his brethren.

1 Samuel 17:28 Parallel Commentaries

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Eliab's anger

1 Samuel 16:13 Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the middle of his brothers...

Genesis 37:4,8,11 And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him...

Proverbs 18:19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

Proverbs 27:4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor...

Matthew 10:36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.

Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

Mark 3:21 And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.

with

1 Samuel 17:20 And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him...

I know

1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him...

Psalm 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Jude 1:10 But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts...

Cross References
Matthew 10:36
And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

Genesis 37:4
But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peacefully to him.

Genesis 37:8
His brothers said to him, "Are you indeed to reign over us? Or are you indeed to rule over us?" So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.

1 Samuel 17:29
And David said, "What have I done now? Was it not but a word?"

Proverbs 18:19
A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city, and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

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