Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

King James Version

But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to kill thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself:

Holman Bible

so he told him: “My father Saul intends to kill you. Be on your guard in the morning and hide in a secret place and stay there.

A Conservative Version

And Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeks to kill thee. Now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself in the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself.

American Standard Version

And Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to slay thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself in the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself:

Amplified

But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David, and he told David, Saul my father is seeking to kill you. Now therefore, take heed to yourself in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

Bible in Basic English

And Jonathan said to David, Saul, my father, is purposing your death: so now, take care in the morning, and keep yourself safe in a secret place:

Darby Translation

But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David. And Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeks to kill thee; and now, I pray thee, take heed to thyself in the morning, and abide in a secret place and hide thyself;

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonathan will announce to David, saying, Saul my father is seeking to kill thee: and at this time, watch now, in the morning, and dwell in secret and hide.

King James 2000

But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeks to kill you: now therefore, I pray you, take heed to yourself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide yourself:

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Jonathan informed David, saying, "My father Saul [is] trying to kill you; now please take care! In the morning you should stay in the hiding place and conceal yourself.

Modern King James verseion

But Jonathan, Saul's son, loved David very much. And Jonathan told David, saying, My father Saul seeks to kill you. And now please be careful until morning, and stay in a secret place, and hide yourself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and told David saying, "Saul my father goeth about to slay thee. Now therefore take heed to thyself betimes and abide in some secret place and hide thyself.

NET Bible

So Jonathan told David, "My father Saul is trying to kill you. So be careful tomorrow morning. Find a hiding place and stay in seclusion.

New Heart English Bible

Jonathan told David, saying, "Saul my father seeks to kill you. Now therefore, please take care of yourself in the morning, and live in a secret place, and hide yourself.

The Emphasized Bible

but, Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted in David, exceedingly, - so Jonathan told David, saying, Saul, my father, is seeking to put thee to death, - now, therefore, take heed to thyself I pray thee, in the morning, and abide thou in concealment, and hide thyself;

Webster

But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to kill thee: now, therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself:

World English Bible

Jonathan told David, saying, "Saul my father seeks to kill you. Now therefore, please take care of yourself in the morning, and live in a secret place, and hide yourself.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jonathan son of Saul delighted exceedingly in David, and Jonathan declareth to David, saying, 'Saul my father is seeking to put thee to death, and, now, take heed, I pray thee, in the morning, and thou hast abode in a secret place, and been hidden,

Interlinear

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

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

in David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and Jonathan
יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

to kill
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

and abide
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

place, and hide
חבא 
Chaba' 
Usage: 33

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Jonathan Intercedes For David

1 Saul told his son Jonathan and all his officials to kill David, but Saul's son Jonathan was very fond of David. 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. 3 I'll go out and stand by my father in the field where you are. I'll speak to my father about you. If I find out what he intends to do, I'll tell you."


Cross References

1 Samuel 18:1-3

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

1 Samuel 20:2

Jonathan told him, "Far from it! You won't die. Look, my father never does anything, great or small, without telling me; so why should my father hide this thing from me? It's not like that!"

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints that are in the land, they are noble, and all my delight is in them.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is there for times of trouble.

John 15:17-19

I am giving you these commandments so that you may love one another."

Acts 9:24

but their plot became known to him. They were even watching the gates day and night to murder him,

Acts 23:16

But the son of Paul's sister heard about the ambush, so he came and got into the barracks and told Paul.

1 John 3:12-14

Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.

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