King James Version
And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I; for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.
World English Bible
He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have done good to me, whereas I have done evil to you.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto David, 'More righteous thou art than I; for thou hast done me good, and I have done thee evil;
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.1 Samuel 24:17 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryHow Subjects and Prelates are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 5.) Differently to be admonished are subjects and prelates: the former that subjection crush them not, the latter that superior place elate them not: the former that they fail not to fulfil what is commanded them, the latter that they command not more to be fulfilled than is just: the former that they submit humbly, the latter that they preside temperately. For this, which may be understood also figuratively, is said to the former, Children, obey your parents in the Lord: but to …
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But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.
1 Samuel 26:21
Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.
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