Judg 18:30

(NIV)
There the Danites set up for themselves the idol, and Jonathan son of Gershom, the son of Moses, and his sons were priests for the tribe of Dan until the time of the captivity of the land.
(ESV)
And the people of Dan set up the carved image for themselves, and Jonathan the son of Gershom, son of Moses, and his sons were priests to the tribe of the Danites until the day of the captivity of the land.

1Sam 13:2

(NIV)
Saul chose three thousand men from Israel; two thousand were with him at Michmash and in the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan at Gibeah in Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent back to their homes.

(ESV)
Saul chose three thousand men of Israel. Two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the people he sent home, every man to his tent.

1Sam 13:3

(NIV)
Jonathan attacked the Philistine outpost at Geba, and the Philistines heard about it. Then Saul had the trumpet blown throughout the land and said, ‘Let the Hebrews hear!’
(ESV)
Jonathan defeated the garrison of the Philistines that was at Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, “Let the Hebrews hear.”

1Sam 13:16

(NIV)
Saul and his son Jonathan and the men with them were staying in Gibeah of Benjamin, while the Philistines camped at Michmash.
(ESV)
And Saul and Jonathan his son and the people who were present with them stayed in Geba of Benjamin, but the Philistines encamped in Michmash.

1Sam 13:22

(NIV)
So on the day of the battle not a soldier with Saul and Jonathan had a sword or spear in his hand; only Saul and his son Jonathan had them.

(ESV)
So on the day of the battle there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people with Saul and Jonathan, but Saul and Jonathan his son had them.

1Sam 14:1

(NIV)
One day Jonathan son of Saul said to his young armour-bearer, ‘Come, let’s go over to the Philistine outpost on the other side.’ But he did not tell his father.

(ESV)
One day Jonathan the son of Saul said to the young man who carried his armor, “Come, let us go over to the Philistine garrison on the other side.” But he did not tell his father.

1Sam 14:3

(NIV)
among whom was Ahijah, who was wearing an ephod. He was a son of Ichabod’s brother Ahitub son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the  Lord’s priest in Shiloh. No one was aware that Jonathan had left.

(ESV)
including Ahijah the son of Ahitub, Ichabod’s brother, son of Phinehas, son of Eli, the priest of the  Lord in Shiloh, wearing an ephod. And the people did not know that Jonathan had gone.

1Sam 14:4

(NIV)
On each side of the pass that Jonathan intended to cross to reach the Philistine outpost was a cliff; one was called Bozez and the other Seneh.
(ESV)
Within the passes, by which Jonathan sought to go over to the Philistine garrison, there was a rocky crag on the one side and a rocky crag on the other side. The name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.

1Sam 14:6

(NIV)
Jonathan said to his young armour-bearer, ‘Come, let’s go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised men. Perhaps the  Lord will act on our behalf. Nothing can hinder the  Lord from saving, whether by many or by few.’

(ESV)
Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armor, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the  Lord will work for us, for nothing can hinder the  Lord from saving by many or by few.”

1Sam 14:8

(NIV)
Jonathan said, ‘Come on, then; we will cross over towards them and let them see us.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan said, “Behold, we will cross over to the men, and we will show ourselves to them.

1Sam 14:12

(NIV)
The men of the outpost shouted to Jonathan and his armour-bearer, ‘Come up to us and we’ll teach you a lesson.’

So Jonathan said to his armour-bearer, ‘Climb up after me; the  Lord has given them into the hand of Israel.’

(ESV)
And the men of the garrison hailed Jonathan and his armor-bearer and said, “Come up to us, and we will show you a thing.” And Jonathan said to his armor-bearer, “Come up after me, for the  Lord has given them into the hand of Israel.”

1Sam 14:13

(NIV)
Jonathan climbed up, using his hands and feet, with his armour-bearer right behind him. The Philistines fell before Jonathan, and his armour-bearer followed and killed behind him.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan climbed up on his hands and feet, and his armor-bearer after him. And they fell before Jonathan, and his armor-bearer killed them after him.

1Sam 14:14

(NIV)
In that first attack Jonathan and his armour-bearer killed some twenty men in an area of about half an acre.

(ESV)
And that first strike, which Jonathan and his armor-bearer made, killed about twenty men within as it were half a furrow’s length in an acre of land.

1Sam 14:17

(NIV)
Then Saul said to the men who were with him, ‘Muster the forces and see who has left us.’ When they did, it was Jonathan and his armour-bearer who were not there.

(ESV)
Then Saul said to the people who were with him, “Count and see who has gone from us.” And when they had counted, behold, Jonathan and his armor-bearer were not there.

1Sam 14:21

(NIV)
Those Hebrews who had previously been with the Philistines and had gone up with them to their camp went over to the Israelites who were with Saul and Jonathan.
(ESV)
Now the Hebrews who had been with the Philistines before that time and who had gone up with them into the camp, even they also turned to be with the Israelites who were with Saul and Jonathan.

1Sam 14:27

(NIV)
But Jonathan had not heard that his father had bound the people with the oath, so he reached out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it into the honeycomb. He raised his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.
(ESV)
But Jonathan had not heard his father charge the people with the oath, so he put out the tip of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes became bright.

1Sam 14:29

(NIV)
Jonathan said, ‘My father has made trouble for the country. See how my eyes brightened when I tasted a little of this honey.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan said, “My father has troubled the land. See how my eyes have become bright because I tasted a little of this honey.

1Sam 14:39

(NIV)
As surely as the  Lord who rescues Israel lives, even if the guilt lies with my son Jonathan, he must die.’ But not one of them said a word.

(ESV)
For as the  Lord lives who saves Israel though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die.” But there was not a man among all the people who answered him.

1Sam 14:40

(NIV)
Saul then said to all the Israelites, ‘You stand over there; I and Jonathan my son will stand over here.’

‘Do what seems best to you,’ they replied.

(ESV)
Then he said to all Israel, “You shall be on one side, and I and Jonathan my son will be on the other side.” And the people said to Saul, “Do what seems good to you.”

1Sam 14:41

(NIV)
Then Saul prayed to the  Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim.’ Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
(ESV)
Therefore Saul said, “O  Lord God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant this day? If this guilt is in me or in Jonathan my son, O  Lord, God of Israel, give Urim. But if this guilt is in your people Israel, give Thummim.” And Jonathan and Saul were taken, but the people escaped.

1Sam 14:42

(NIV)
Saul said, ‘Cast the lot between me and Jonathan my son.’ And Jonathan was taken.

(ESV)
Then Saul said, “Cast the lot between me and my son Jonathan.” And Jonathan was taken.

1Sam 14:43

(NIV)
Then Saul said to Jonathan, ‘Tell me what you have done.’

So Jonathan told him, ‘I tasted a little honey with the end of my staff. And now I must die!’

(ESV)
Then Saul said to Jonathan, “Tell me what you have done.” And Jonathan told him, “I tasted a little honey with the tip of the staff that was in my hand. Here I am; I will die.”

1Sam 14:44

(NIV)
Saul said, ‘May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you do not die, Jonathan.’

(ESV)
And Saul said, “God do so to me and more also; you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

1Sam 14:45

(NIV)
But the men said to Saul, ‘Should Jonathan die – he who has brought about this great deliverance in Israel? Never! As surely as the  Lord lives, not a hair of his head shall fall to the ground, for he did this today with God’s help.’ So the men rescued Jonathan, and he was not put to death.

(ESV)
Then the people said to Saul, “Shall Jonathan die, who has worked this great salvation in Israel? Far from it! As the  Lord lives, there shall not one hair of his head fall to the ground, for he has worked with God this day.” So the people ransomed Jonathan, so that he did not die.

1Sam 14:49

(NIV)
Saul’s sons were Jonathan, Ishvi and Malki-Shua. The name of his elder daughter was Merab, and that of the younger was Michal.
(ESV)
Now the sons of Saul were Jonathan, Ishvi, and Malchi-shua. And the names of his two daughters were these: the name of the firstborn was Merab, and the name of the younger Michal.

1Sam 18:1

(NIV)
After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself.
(ESV)
As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1Sam 18:3

(NIV)
And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

1Sam 18:4

(NIV)
Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt.

(ESV)
And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, and his armor, and even his sword and his bow and his belt.

1Sam 19:1

(NIV)
Saul told his son Jonathan and all the attendants to kill David. But Jonathan had taken a great liking to David
(ESV)
And Saul spoke to Jonathan his son and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul’s son, delighted much in David.

1Sam 19:2

(NIV)
and warned him, ‘My father Saul is looking for a chance to kill you. Be on your guard tomorrow morning; go into hiding and stay there.
(ESV)
And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

1Sam 19:4

(NIV)
Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, ‘Let not the king do wrong to his servant David; he has not wronged you, and what he has done has benefited you greatly.
(ESV)
And Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, “Let not the king sin against his servant David, because he has not sinned against you, and because his deeds have brought good to you.

1Sam 19:6

(NIV)
Saul listened to Jonathan and took this oath: ‘As surely as the  Lord lives, David will not be put to death.’

(ESV)
And Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan. Saul swore, “As the  Lord lives, he shall not be put to death.”

1Sam 19:7

(NIV)
So Jonathan called David and told him the whole conversation. He brought him to Saul, and David was with Saul as before.

(ESV)
And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan reported to him all these things. And Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as before.

1Sam 20:1

(NIV)
Then David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, ‘What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to kill me?’

(ESV)
Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, “What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?”

1Sam 20:3

(NIV)
But David took an oath and said, ‘Your father knows very well that I have found favour in your eyes, and he has said to himself, “Jonathan must not know this or he will be grieved.” Yet as surely as the  Lord lives and as you live, there is only a step between me and death.’

(ESV)
But David vowed again, saying, “Your father knows well that I have found favor in your eyes, and he thinks, ‘Do not let Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved.’ But truly, as the  Lord lives and as your soul lives, there is but a step between me and death.”

1Sam 20:4

(NIV)
Jonathan said to David, ‘Whatever you want me to do, I’ll do for you.’

(ESV)
Then Jonathan said to David, “Whatever you say, I will do for you.”

1Sam 20:5

(NIV)
So David said, ‘Look, tomorrow is the New Moon feast, and I am supposed to dine with the king; but let me go and hide in the field until the evening of the day after tomorrow.
(ESV)
David said to Jonathan, “Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit at table with the king. But let me go that I may hide myself in the field till the third day at evening.

1Sam 20:9

(NIV)
‘Never!’ Jonathan said. ‘If I had the least inkling that my father was determined to harm you, wouldn’t I tell you?’

(ESV)
And Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! If I knew that it was determined by my father that harm should come to you, would I not tell you?”

1Sam 20:10

(NIV)
David asked, ‘Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?’

(ESV)
Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you roughly?”

1Sam 20:11

(NIV)
‘Come,’ Jonathan said, ‘let’s go out into the field.’ So they went there together.

(ESV)
And Jonathan said to David, “Come, let us go out into the field.” So they both went out into the field.

1Sam 20:12

(NIV)
Then Jonathan said to David, ‘I swear by the  Lord, the God of Israel, that I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favourably disposed towards you, will I not send you word and let you know?
(ESV)
And Jonathan said to David, “The  Lord, the God of Israel, be witness! When I have sounded out my father, about this time tomorrow, or the third day, behold, if he is well disposed toward David, shall I not then send and disclose it to you?

1Sam 20:13

(NIV)
But if my father intends to harm you, may the  Lord deal with me, be it ever so severely, if I do not let you know and send you away in peace. May the  Lord be with you as he has been with my father.
(ESV)
But should it please my father to do you harm, the  Lord do so to Jonathan and more also if I do not disclose it to you and send you away, that you may go in safety. May the  Lord be with you, as he has been with my father.

1Sam 20:16

(NIV)
So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, ‘May the  Lord call David’s enemies to account.’
(ESV)
And Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, “May the  Lord take vengeance on David’s enemies.”

1Sam 20:17

(NIV)
And Jonathan made David reaffirm his oath out of love for him, because he loved him as he loved himself.

(ESV)
And Jonathan made David swear again by his love for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

1Sam 20:18

(NIV)
Then Jonathan said to David, ‘Tomorrow is the New Moon feast. You will be missed, because your seat will be empty.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan said to him, “Tomorrow is the new moon, and you will be missed, because your seat will be empty.

1Sam 20:25

(NIV)
He sat in his customary place by the wall, opposite Jonathan, and Abner sat next to Saul, but David’s place was empty.
(ESV)
The king sat on his seat, as at other times, on the seat by the wall. Jonathan sat opposite, and Abner sat by Saul’s side, but David’s place was empty.

1Sam 20:27

(NIV)
But the next day, the second day of the month, David’s place was empty again. Then Saul said to his son Jonathan, ‘Why hasn’t the son of Jesse come to the meal, either yesterday or today?’

(ESV)
But on the second day, the day after the new moon, David’s place was empty. And Saul said to Jonathan his son, “Why has not the son of Jesse come to the meal, either yesterday or today?”

1Sam 20:28

(NIV)
Jonathan answered, ‘David earnestly asked me for permission to go to Bethlehem.
(ESV)
Jonathan answered SaulDavid earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

1Sam 20:30

(NIV)
Saul’s anger flared up at Jonathan and he said to him, ‘You son of a perverse and rebellious woman! Don’t I know that you have sided with the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of the mother who bore you?
(ESV)
Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness?

1Sam 20:32

(NIV)
‘Why should he be put to death? What has he done?’ Jonathan asked his father.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan answered Saul his father, “Why should he be put to death? What has he done?”

1Sam 20:33

(NIV)
But Saul hurled his spear at him to kill him. Then Jonathan knew that his father intended to kill David.

(ESV)
But Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him. So Jonathan knew that his father was determined to put David to death.

1Sam 20:34

(NIV)
Jonathan got up from the table in fierce anger; on that second day of the feast he did not eat, because he was grieved at his father’s shameful treatment of David.

(ESV)
And Jonathan rose from the table in fierce anger and ate no food the second day of the month, for he was grieved for David, because his father had disgraced him.

1Sam 20:35

(NIV)
In the morning Jonathan went out to the field for his meeting with David. He had a small boy with him,
(ESV)
In the morning Jonathan went out into the field to the appointment with David, and with him a little boy.

1Sam 20:37

(NIV)
When the boy came to the place where Jonathan’s arrow had fallen, Jonathan called out after him, ‘Isn’t the arrow beyond you?’
(ESV)
And when the boy came to the place of the arrow that Jonathan had shot, Jonathan called after the boy and said, “Is not the arrow beyond you?”

1Sam 20:38

(NIV)
Then he shouted, ‘Hurry! Go quickly! Don’t stop!’ The boy picked up the arrow and returned to his master.
(ESV)
And Jonathan called after the boy, “Hurry! Be quick! Do not stay!” So Jonathan’s boy gathered up the arrows and came to his master.

1Sam 20:39

(NIV)
(The boy knew nothing about all this; only Jonathan and David knew.)
(ESV)
But the boy knew nothing. Only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

1Sam 20:40

(NIV)
Then Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy and said, ‘Go, carry them back to town.’

(ESV)
And Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy and said to him, “Go and carry them to the city.”

1Sam 20:42

(NIV)
Jonathan said to David, ‘Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the  Lord, saying, “The Lord is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants for ever.”’ Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.

(ESV)
Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the  Lord, saying, ‘The  Lord shall be between me and you, and between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.

1Sam 23:16

(NIV)
And Saul’s son Jonathan went to David at Horesh and helped him to find strength in God.
(ESV)
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, rose and went to David at Horesh, and strengthened his hand in God.

1Sam 23:18

(NIV)
The two of them made a covenant before the  Lord. Then Jonathan went home, but David remained at Horesh.

(ESV)
And the two of them made a covenant before the  Lord. David remained at Horesh, and Jonathan went home.

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