2 Samuel 9:8

“And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee bowed himselfe, and saide, What is thy seruant, that thou shouldest looke vpon such a dead dogge as I am?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Again he prostrated himself and said, "What is your servant, that you should regard a dead dog like me?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he did obeisance, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he went down on his face before the king, and said, What is your servant, for you to take note of a dead dog such as I am?
- Basic English Bible

And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?
- Darby Bible

And he bowed himself, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldst look upon such a dead dog as I am?
- Webster's Bible

He did obeisance, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"
- World English Bible

And he boweth himself, and saith, `What [is] thy servant, that thou hast turned unto the dead dog -- such as I?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he bowed down, and said: 'What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 9:8


9:8 Bowed himself - It is good to have the heart humbled under humbling providences. If when divine providence brings our condition down, divine grace brings our spirits down, we shall be easy.


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