New Living Translation
We already have enough of them around here! Why should I let someone like this be my guest?"
King James Bible
Have I need of mad men, that ye have brought this fellow to play the mad man in my presence? shall this fellow come into my house?
Darby Bible Translation
have I lack of madmen, that ye have brought this one to rave in my presence? shall this man come into my house?
World English Bible
Do I lack madmen, that you have brought this fellow to play the madman in my presence? Shall this fellow come into my house?"
Young's Literal Translation
A lack of madmen have I, that ye have brought in this one to act as a madman by me! doth this one come in unto my house?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:15 Mad men - It is highly probable, Achish was aware, that this madness was counterfeit. But being desirous to preserve David, he speaks as if he thought it real.
1 Samuel 21:14
Finally, King Achish said to his men, "Must you bring me a madman?
1 Samuel 22:1
So David left Gath and escaped to the cave of Adullam. Soon his brothers and all his other relatives joined him there.
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