Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

When David finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan became a close friend to David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

New American Standard Bible

Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

King James Version

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Holman Bible

When David had finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan committed himself to David, and loved him as much as he loved himself.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Amplified

When David had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own life.

Bible in Basic English

Now after David's talk with Saul was ended, the soul of Jonathan was joined with the soul of David, and David became as dear to him as his very life.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, when he had ended speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass when he had finished speaking unto Saul that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be as he finished to speak to Saul, and the soul of Jonathan was bound with the soul of David, and Jonathan will love him as his soul.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when he had finished speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When} he finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan became attached to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his [own] soul.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was joined with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as he did his own soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David; insomuch that Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

NET Bible

When David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan and David became bound together in close friendship. Jonathan loved David as much as he did his own life.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that, the soul of Jonathan, was knit with, the soul of David, so that Jonathan loved him, as his own soul.

Webster

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

World English Bible

It happened, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, when he finisheth to speak unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan hath been bound to the soul of David, and Jonathan loveth him as his own soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass, when he had made an end
כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 207

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

that the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

with the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and Jonathan
יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

References

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Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Friendship Of David And Jonathan

1 When David finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan became a close friend to David, and Jonathan loved him as himself. 2 Saul took David that day and did not let him return to his father's house.


Cross References

2 Samuel 1:26

I am in distress for you, my brother Jonathan. You have been most kind to me. Your love for me was extraordinary beyond love from women.

Genesis 44:30

"So when I go back to your servant, my father, and the young man isn't with us, since he's constantly living life focused on his son,

Deuteronomy 13:6

"Your own blood brother, your son, your daughter, your beloved wife, or your friend who is like your soul mate may entice you quietly. He may tell you, "Let's go and serve other gods,' (whom neither you nor your ancestors have known

1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan made David vow again out of his love for him, because he loved him as himself.

1 Samuel 19:2

So Jonathan told David, "My father Saul is trying to kill you. In the morning be careful and stay hidden in a secret place.

Judges 20:11

That's how the army of Israel came to be gathered together to attack the city, united as a single unit.

1 Samuel 14:1-14

One day Jonathan told his armor bearer, "Come, let's go over to the Philistine garrison which is on the other side," but he did not tell his father.

1 Samuel 14:45

Then the army told Saul, "Shall Jonathan die, who brought about this great deliverance in Israel? As the LORD lives, not one hair of his head will fall to the ground, because today he did this with God's help."

1 Samuel 18:3

Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as he loved himself.

1 Chronicles 12:17

and David went out to meet them. He told them, "If you've come in peace to be of help to me, then you'll have my commitment. But if you've come to betray me to my enemies, even though I'm innocent of wrongdoing, then may the God of our ancestors watch and judge."

Psalm 86:11

Teach me your ways, LORD, that I may walk in your truth; let me wholeheartedly revere your name.

Proverbs 18:24

A man with many friends can still be ruined, but a true friend sticks closer than a brother.

Colossians 2:2

Because they are united in love, I pray that their hearts may be encouraged by all the riches that come from a complete understanding of the full knowledge of the Messiah, who is the mystery of God.

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