1 Samuel 17:29

29 “Now what have I done?” said David. “Can’t I even speak?”

1 Samuel 17:29 in Other Translations

KJV
29 And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause?
ESV
29 And David said, "What have I done now? Was it not but a word?"
NLT
29 “What have I done now?” David replied. “I was only asking a question!”
MSG
29 "What is it with you?" replied David. "All I did was ask a question."
CSB
29 "What have I done now?" protested David. "It was just a question."

1 Samuel 17:29 In-Context

27 They repeated to him what they had been saying and told him, “This is what will be done for the man who kills him.”
28 When Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, “Why have you come down here? And with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how conceited you are and how wicked your heart is; you came down only to watch the battle.”
29 “Now what have I done?” said David. “Can’t I even speak?”
30 He then turned away to someone else and brought up the same matter, and the men answered him as before.
31 What David said was overheard and reported to Saul, and Saul sent for him.
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