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1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him, for who can put out his hand cagainst the Lord’s anointed and be guiltless?”

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1 Samuel 26:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him! Who can lay a hand on the Lord’s anointed and be guiltless?

1 Samuel 26:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the Lord’s anointed, and be guiltless?

1 Samuel 26:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“No!” David said. “Don’t kill him. For who can remain innocent after attacking the Lord’s anointed one?

1 Samuel 26:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him; for who can stretch out his hand against the Lord’s anointed, and be guiltless?”

1 Samuel 26:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

But David said to Abishai, “Don’t kill Saul! No one can harm the Lord’s appointed king and still be innocent!

1 Samuel 26:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not; for who can put forth his hand against Jehovah’s anointed, and be guiltless?

1 Samuel 26:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not; for who can stretch forth his hand against Jehovah’s anointed, and be guiltless?

1 Samuel 26:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Don’t kill him!” David told Abishai. “No one has ever attacked the Lord’s anointed king and remained free of guilt.

1 Samuel 26:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him, for who can lift a hand against the Lord’s anointed and be blameless?”

1 Samuel 26:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him; for who can raise his hand against the Lord’s anointed, and be guiltless?”

1 Samuel 26:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him! For who has stretched out his hand against Yahweh’s anointed one and remained blameless?”

1 Samuel 26:9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him! No one can lay a hand on the Lord’s anointed king and not be guilty.

1 Samuel 26:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him, for who can stretch out his hand against the Lord’s anointed and be without guilt?”