Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Indeed, as the LORD who delivers Israel lives, even if the sin is with my son Jonathan, he will surely die!" Not a single one of the soldiers answered him.

New American Standard Bible

For as the Lord lives, who delivers Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die.” But not one of all the people answered him.

King James Version

For, as the LORD liveth, which saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

Holman Bible

As surely as the Lord lives who saves Israel, even if it is because of my son Jonathan, he must die!” Not one of the troops answered him.

A Conservative Version

For, as 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.

American Standard Version

For, as Jehovah liveth, who saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

Amplified

For as the Lord lives, who saves Israel, for even if the guilt is in my son Jonathan, he shall most certainly die.” But not one of all the people answered him.

Bible in Basic English

For, by the living Lord, the saviour of Israel, even if the sinner is Jonathan, my son, death will certainly be his fate. But not a man among all the people gave him any answer.

Darby Translation

For, as Jehovah liveth, who has saved Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall certainly die. And no one answered him among all the people.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah lives, having saved Israel, for if it is in Jonathan my son, for dying he shall die. And none from all the people answered him.

King James 2000

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 that answered him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For as Yahweh lives, who delivers Israel, [I swear] that even if it [is] in Jonathan my son, {he will certainly die}!" But nobody from all the army answered him.

Modern King James verseion

For, as Jehovah lives, He who saves Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people who answered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for as truly as the LORD liveth, which hath saved Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall die for it." But no man answered him of all the people.

NET Bible

For as surely as the Lord, the deliverer of Israel, lives, even if it turns out to be my own son Jonathan, he will certainly die!" But no one from the army said anything.

New Heart English Bible

For, as the LORD lives, who saves Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die." But there was not a man among all the people who answered him.

The Emphasized Bible

For, by the life of Yahweh, who saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, yet shall he, die. But there was none ready to answer him, of all the people.

Webster

For as the LORD liveth, who saveth Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

World English Bible

For, as Yahweh lives, who saves Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die." But there was not a man among all the people who answered him.

Youngs Literal Translation

for, Jehovah liveth, who is saving Israel: surely if it be in Jonathan my son, surely he doth certainly die;' and none is answering him out of all the people.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For, as the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

though it be
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

יונתן 
Yownathan 
Usage: 11

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

References

Context Readings

Jonathan Rescued From His Father Saul

38 Saul said, "All you army officers are to come here to find out what constitutes this sin today. 39 Indeed, as the LORD who delivers Israel lives, even if the sin is with my son Jonathan, he will surely die!" Not a single one of the soldiers answered him. 40 Then he told all Israel, "You will be on one side, and I and my son Jonathan will be on the other side." The people told Saul, "Do what seems good to you."


Cross References

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul said, "May God do this to me and even more, if you don't surely die, Jonathan!"

2 Samuel 12:5

David flew into a rage at the man and told Nathan, "As the LORD lives, the man who did this deserves to die!

1 Samuel 14:24

The men of Israel were hard pressed on that day, and Saul required the army to take an oath: "Cursed is the person who eats food before evening and before I've been avenged of my enemies." So no one tasted food.

1 Samuel 19:6

Saul listened to Jonathan, and swore by the life of the LORD that David would not be killed.

1 Samuel 20:31

As long as Jesse's son lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established! Now send someone and bring David to me. He's a dead man!"

1 Samuel 22:16

The king said, "Ahimelech, you will surely die, you and all your father's family!"

1 Samuel 28:10

Saul swore to her by the LORD: "As surely as the LORD lives, no punishment will come on you for this thing."

Ecclesiastes 9:2

Everyone shares the same experience: a single event affects the righteous, the wicked, the good, the clean, the unclean, whoever sacrifices, and whoever does not sacrifice. As it is with the good person, so also it is with the sinner; as it is with someone who takes an oath, so also it is with someone who fears taking an oath.

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