Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan. And Saul swore, As LORD lives, he shall not be put to death.

New American Standard Bible

Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan, and Saul vowed, “As the Lord lives, he shall not be put to death.”

King James Version

And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As the LORD liveth, he shall not be slain.

Holman Bible

Saul listened to Jonathan’s advice and swore an oath: “As surely as the Lord lives, David will not be killed.”

International Standard Version

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

American Standard Version

And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As Jehovah liveth, he shall not be put to death.

Amplified

Saul listened to Jonathan and swore [an oath], “As the Lord lives, he shall not be put to death.”

Bible in Basic English

And Saul gave ear to the voice of Jonathan, and said with an oath, By the living Lord, he is not to be put to death.

Darby Translation

And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan, and Saul swore, As Jehovah liveth, he shall not be put to death!

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will hear to the voice of Jonathan; and Saul will swear, Jehovah lives if he shall die.

King James 2000

And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, As the LORD lives, he shall not be slain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan and swore, "{As Yahweh lives}, he will not be put to death!"

Modern King James verseion

And Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan. And Saul swore, As Jehovah lives, he shall not die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan and sware, "As truly as the LORD liveth, he shall not die."

NET Bible

Saul accepted Jonathan's advice and took an oath, "As surely as the Lord lives, he will not be put to death."

New Heart English Bible

Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, "As the LORD lives, he shall not be put to death."

The Emphasized Bible

And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan, - and Saul sware, By the life of Yahweh, he shall not be put to death!

Webster

And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, As the LORD liveth, he shall not be slain.

World English Bible

Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, "As Yahweh lives, he shall not be put to death."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul hearkeneth to the voice of Jonathan, and Saul sweareth, 'Jehovah liveth -- he doth not die.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

unto the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

and Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

As the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

he shall not
אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

References

Morish

Context Readings

Jonathan Intercedes For David

5 For he put his life in his hand, and smote the Philistine, and LORD wrought a great victory for all Israel. Thou saw it, and rejoiced. Why then will thou sin against innocent blood, to kill David without a cause? 6 And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan. And Saul swore, As LORD lives, he shall not be put to death. 7 And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan showed him all those things. And Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as beforetime.


Cross References

1 Samuel 14:39

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.

1 Samuel 19:10-11

And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the spear, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall. And David fled, and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 28:10

And Saul swore to her by LORD, saying, As LORD lives, there shall no punishment happen to thee for this thing.

Psalm 15:4

in whose eyes a reprobate is despised, but who honors those who fear LORD, he that swears to his own hurt, and changes not,

Proverbs 26:24-25

He who hates masquerades with his lips, but he lays up deceit within him.

Jeremiah 5:2

And though they say, As LORD lives, surely they swear falsely.

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