1 Samuel 18:8

Overview - 1 Samuel 18
Jonathan loves David.
Saul envies his praise;
10 seeks to kill him in his fury;
12 fears him for his good success;
17 offers him his daughters for a snare.
23 David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law, gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry.
28 Saul's hatred and David's glory increase.
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1 Samuel 18:8  (King James Version)
And Saul was very wroth, and the saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands: and what can he have more but the kingdom?

the saying
Esther 3:5 ; Proverbs 13:10 ; 27:4 Ecclesiastes 4:4 ; James 4:5

displeased him
Hebrew was evil in his eyes.
Numbers 11:1 ; 22:34 *margins

and what
13:14 15:28 16:13 20:31 1 Kings 2:22