1 Samuel 24:17

“And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 24:17

And he said to Dauid, Thou art more righteous then I: for thou hast rewarded mee good, whereas I haue rewarded thee euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt wickedly with you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I; for thou hast rendered unto me good, whereas I have rendered unto thee evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to David, You are right and I am wrong: for you have given me back good, but I have given you evil.
- Basic English Bible

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

And he said to David, thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me with good, whereas I have rewarded thee with evil.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

And he saith unto David, `More righteous thou [art] than I; for thou hast done me good, and I have done thee evil;
- Youngs Literal Bible

(24:18) And he said to David: `Thou art more righteous than I; for thou hast rendered unto me good, whereas I have rendered unto thee evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 24:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 24:17


24:17 More righteous than I - He ingenuously acknowledges David's integrity, and his own iniquity.


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