2 Samuel 16:9

Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Please let me go over and take off his head."

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 16-9

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 16:9
Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 16:9
Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 16:9
Then Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, said to the king, Is this dead dog to go on cursing my lord the king? let me go over and take off his head.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 16:9
And Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 16:9
Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 16:9
Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray you, and take off his head.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 16:9
Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah to the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 16:9
And Abishai son of Zeruiah saith unto the king, `Why doth this dead dog revile my lord the king? let me pass over, I pray thee, and I turn aside his head.'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 16-9

Exodus 22:28
"You shall not blaspheme God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

1 Samuel 24:14
After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom do you pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

1 Samuel 26:8
Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered up your enemy into your hand this day: now therefore please let me strike him with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time.

2 Samuel 3:8
Then was Abner very angry for the words of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head that belongs to Judah? This day do I show kindness to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hand of David; and yet you charge me this day with a fault concerning this woman.

2 Samuel 3:30
So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

2 Samuel 9:8
He did obeisance, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"

1 Chronicles 2:16
and their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. The sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.