1 Samuel 24:5

“And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe afterward, that Dauids heart smote him, because he had cut off Sauls skirt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It came about afterward that David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul's {robe.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And later, David was full of regret for cutting off Saul's skirt.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass afterwards that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
- Webster's Bible

It happened afterward, that David's heart struck him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass afterwards that the heart of David smiteth him, because that he hath cut off the skirt which [is] on Saul,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(24:6) And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 1 Samuel 24

  • Joel
    God's ways are so deferent from man's ways, David spare Soul's life that was God
    Some times before doing something seem good to us, we need to hear from God, his council
    Always leads to victory and success. To God be the Glory
    Joel
  • Marie
    Saul was envious of David because the Lord chooses him
  • Ira
    The LORD gave David the kingdom, because of Saul sins Saul had to come to grips with it.
  • This verse set an example when we are anointed by the power of God it will menifest his power. When we walk in spiritual adultery we will face our own trouble because we are sinning in the eyes of the Almighty God.

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