Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

American Standard Version

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Amplified

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own life.

Bible in Basic English

Then Jonathan and David made an agreement together, because of Jonathan's love for David.

Darby Translation

And Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant because he loved him as his own soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonathan and David will cut out a covenant in his loving him as his soul

King James 2000

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his [own] soul.

Modern King James verseion

And Jonathan and David cut a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jonathan and David bound themselves the one to the other, for Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

NET Bible

Jonathan made a covenant with David, for he loved him as much as he did his own life.

New Heart English Bible

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jonathan and David solemnised a covenant, - because he loved him as his own soul.

Webster

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

World English Bible

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jonathan maketh -- also David -- a covenant, because he loveth him as his own soul,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

and David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Friendship Of David And Jonathan

2 Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father's house. 3 Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. 4 Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, with his armor, including his sword and his bow and his belt.


Cross References

1 Samuel 20:8-17

"Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you But if there is iniquity in me, put me to death yourself; for why then should you bring me to your father?"

1 Samuel 20:42

Jonathan said to David, "Go in safety, inasmuch as we have sworn to each other in the name of the LORD, saying, 'The LORD will be between me and you, and between my descendants and your descendants forever.'" Then he rose and departed, while Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 23:18

So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed at Horesh while Jonathan went to his house.

2 Samuel 9:1-3

Then David said, "Is there yet anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

2 Samuel 21:7

But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the oath of the LORD which was between them, between David and Saul's son Jonathan.

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