2 Samuel 1:14

14 David asked him, “Why weren’t you afraid to lift your hand to destroy the LORD’s anointed?”

2 Samuel 1:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth thine hand to destroy the LORD'S anointed?
ESV
14 David said to him, "How is it you were not afraid to put out your hand to destroy the LORD's anointed?"
NLT
14 “Why were you not afraid to kill the LORD ’s anointed one?” David asked.
MSG
14 "Do you mean to say," said David, "that you weren't afraid to up and kill God's anointed king?"
CSB
14 David questioned him, "How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord's anointed?"

2 Samuel 1:14 In-Context

12 They mourned and wept and fasted till evening for Saul and his son Jonathan, and for the army of the LORD and for the nation of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
13 David said to the young man who brought him the report, “Where are you from?” “I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite,” he answered.
14 David asked him, “Why weren’t you afraid to lift your hand to destroy the LORD’s anointed?”
15 Then David called one of his men and said, “Go, strike him down!” So he struck him down, and he died.
16 For David had said to him, “Your blood be on your own head. Your own mouth testified against you when you said, ‘I killed the LORD’s anointed.’ ”

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 1 Samuel 12:3; 1 Samuel 24:6; S 1 Samuel 26:9
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