Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?”

King James Version

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if thy father answer thee roughly?

Holman Bible

So David asked Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?”

International Standard Version

Then David told Jonathan, "Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?"

A Conservative Version

Then David said to Jonathan, Who shall tell me if perchance thy father answers thee roughly?

American Standard Version

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me if perchance thy father answer thee roughly?

Amplified

Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?”

Bible in Basic English

Then David said to Jonathan, Who will give me word if your father gives you a rough answer?

Darby Translation

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if thy father answer thee roughly?

Julia Smith Translation

And David will say to Jonathan, Who shall announce to me? or what if thy father shall answer thee harshly?

King James 2000

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if your father answers you roughly?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then David said to Jonathan, "Who will tell me if what your father answers you [is] harsh?"

Modern King James verseion

Then David said to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? Or what if your father answers you roughly?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said David, "Who shall tell me, if thy father answer cruelly?"

NET Bible

David said to Jonathan, "Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?"

New Heart English Bible

Then David said to Jonathan, "Who shall tell me if perchance your father answers you roughly?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then said David unto Jonathan, Who shall tell me, - if thy father answer thee aught that is, harsh?

Webster

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if thy father shall answer thee roughly?

World English Bible

Then David said to Jonathan, "Who shall tell me if perchance your father answers you roughly?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And David saith unto Jonathan, 'Who doth declare to me? or what if thy father doth answer thee sharply?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

me or what if thy father
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

References

Fausets

Nob

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jonathan Supports David Over Saul

9 Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! For if I should indeed learn that evil has been decided by my father to come upon you, then would I not tell you about it?” 10 Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?” 11 Jonathan said to David, “Come, and let us go out into the field.” So both of them went out to the field.


Cross References

Genesis 42:7

When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. And he said to them, “Where have you come from?” And they said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy food.”

Genesis 42:30

“The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

1 Samuel 20:30-34

Then Saul’s anger burned against Jonathan and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness?

1 Samuel 25:10

But Nabal answered David’s servants and said, “Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.

1 Samuel 25:14

But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal’s wife, saying, “Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our master, and he scorned them.

1 Samuel 25:17

Now therefore, know and consider what you should do, for evil is plotted against our master and against all his household; and he is such a worthless man that no one can speak to him.”

1 Kings 12:13

The king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,

Proverbs 18:23

The poor man utters supplications,
But the rich man answers roughly.

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