1 Samuel 26:18
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King James Version
And he said, Wherefore doth my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'Why is this -- my lord is pursuing after his servant? for what have I done, and what is in my hand evil?

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And he said, Wherefore doth my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?1 Samuel 26:18 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?

1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in mine hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou huntest my soul to take it.

Psalm 119:161
SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

Jeremiah 37:18
Moreover Jeremiah said unto king Zedekiah, What have I offended against thee, or against thy servants, or against this people, that ye have put me in prison?

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