1 Samuel 24:9

David said to Saul, Why listen you to men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks your hurt?

Alternate Versions of 1 Samuel 24-9

A Conservative Version: 1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Why do thou hearken to men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

American Standard Version: 1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearkenest thou to men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?

Bible in Basic English: 1 Samuel 24:9
And after that David came out of the hollow rock, and crying after Saul said, My lord the king. And when Saul gave a look back, David went down on his face and gave him honour.

Darby English Bible: 1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Why dost thou listen to words of men, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

King James Version: 1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?

King James Version (UK): 1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hear you men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks your hurt?

Webster's: 1 Samuel 24:9
David also rose afterward, and went out of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, My lord the king. And when Saul looked behind him, David stooped with his face to the earth, and bowed himself.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Samuel 24:9
And David saith to Saul, `Why dost thou hear the words of man, saying, Lo, David is seeking thine evil?

Verses Related to 1 Samuel 24-9

Leviticus 19:16
"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people; neither shall you stand against the life{literally, "blood"} of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.

1 Samuel 26:19
Now therefore, please let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If it be Yahweh that has stirred you up against me, let him accept an offering: but if it be the children of men, cursed be they before Yahweh: for they have driven me out this day that I shouldn't cling to Yahweh's inheritance, saying, Go, serve other gods.

Psalms 101:5
I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

Psalms 141:6
Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. They will hear my words, for they are well spoken.

Proverbs 16:28
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.

Proverbs 17:4
An evil-doer heeds wicked lips. A liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

Proverbs 18:8
The words of a gossip are like dainty morsels: They go down into a person's innermost parts.

Proverbs 25:23
The north wind brings forth rain: So a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it hurts; And a flattering mouth works ruin.