1 Samuel 24:18

“And thou hast shewed this day how that thou hast dealt well with me: forasmuch as when the LORD had delivered me into thine hand, thou killedst me not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 24:18

And thou hast shewed this day how that thou hast dealt well with me: forasmuch as when the Lord had deliuered me into thine hand, thou killedst me not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You have declared today that you have done good to me, that the LORD delivered me into your hand and {yet} you did not kill me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou hast declared this day how that thou hast dealt well with me, forasmuch as when Jehovah had delivered me up into thy hand, thou killedst me not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you have made clear to me how good you have been to me today: because, when the Lord gave me up into your hands, you did not put me to death.
- Basic English Bible

And thou hast shewed this day how that thou hast dealt well with me, forasmuch as when Jehovah had delivered me up into thy hand, thou didst not kill me.
- Darby Bible

And thou hast showed this day how thou hast dealt with me; forasmuch as when the LORD had delivered me into thy hand, thou didst not kill me.
- Webster's Bible

You have declared this day how you have dealt well with me, because when Yahweh had delivered me up into your hand, you didn't kill me.
- World English Bible

and thou hast declared to-day how that thou hast done good with me, how that Jehovah shut me up into thy hand, and thou didst not slay me,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(24:19) And thou hast declared this day how that thou hast dealt well with me; forasmuch as when the LORD had delivered me up into thy hand, thou didst not kill me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 24:18

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 24:18


24:16 Thy voice - He knew his voice, though being at a great distance from him, he could not discern his face. Wept - From the sense of his sin against God, and his base carriage to David. He speaks as one quite overcome with David's kindness, and as one that relents at the sight of his own folly and ingratitude.

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

24:19 The Lord reward thee - Because he thought himself not able to recompense so great a favour, he prays God to recompense it.


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