Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "May the LORD require it at the hands of David's enemies."

King James Version

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies.

Holman Bible

Then Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "May the Lord hold David's enemies accountable."

International Standard Version

Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David: "May the LORD punish any violation of this covenant by the hand of David's enemies."

A Conservative Version

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, [saying], And LORD will require it at the hand of David's enemies.

American Standard Version

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David,'saying , And Jehovah will require it at the hand of David's enemies.

Amplified

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, And the Lord will require that this covenant be kept at the hands of David's enemies.

Bible in Basic English

And if it comes about that the name of Jonathan is cut off from the family of David, the Lord will make David responsible.

Darby Translation

And Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let Jehovah even require it at the hand of David's enemies!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonathan will cut out with the house of David, and Jehovah sought out from the hand of David's enemies.

King James 2000

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Jonathan {made a covenant} with the house of David, [saying,] "May Yahweh {call the enemies of David to account}."

Modern King James verseion

So Jonathan covenanted with the house of David, saying, Let Jehovah even require it at the hand of David's enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And so Jonathan made a bond with the house of David, desiring that the LORD should seek, out of the hands of David's enemies, their wickedness.

NET Bible

and called David's enemies to account." So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David.

New Heart English Bible

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "The LORD will require it at the hand of David's enemies."

The Emphasized Bible

Thus Jonathan solemnised a covenant with the house of David saying , - So let Yahweh require it, at the hand of the enemies of David.

Webster

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies.

World English Bible

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "Yahweh will require it at the hand of David's enemies."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jonathan covenanteth with the house of David, and Jehovah hath sought it from the hand of the enemies of David;

Interlinear

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

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

a covenant with the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074


Usage: 0

it at the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

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Context Readings

Jonathan Supports David Over Saul

15 "You shall not cut off your lovingkindness from my house forever, not even when the LORD cuts off every one of the enemies of David from the face of the earth." 16 So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "May the LORD require it at the hands of David's enemies." 17 Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:22

"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."

Genesis 15:18

On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

1 Samuel 18:3

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

1 Samuel 31:2

The Philistines overtook Saul and his sons; and the Philistines killed Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua the sons of Saul.

2 Samuel 4:7-8

Now when they came into the house, as he was lying on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and killed him and beheaded him. And they took his head and traveled by way of the Arabah all night.

2 Samuel 21:8

So the king took the two sons of Rizpah the daughter of Aiah, Armoni and Mephibosheth whom she had borne to Saul, and the five sons of Merab the daughter of Saul, whom she had borne to Adriel the son of Barzillai the Meholathite.

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