Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.

King James Version

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Holman Bible

Jonathan once again swore to David in his love for him, because he loved him as he loved himself.

International Standard Version

Jonathan made David vow again out of his love for him, because he loved him as himself.

A Conservative Version

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him. For he loved him as he loved his own soul.

American Standard Version

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Amplified

And Jonathan caused David to swear again by his love for him, for Jonathan loved him as he loved his own life.

Bible in Basic English

And Jonathan again took an oath to David, because of his love for him: for David was as dear to him as his very soul.

Darby Translation

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, by the love he had for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jonathan swore unto David again because he loved him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonathan will add to cause David to swear in his loving him; as loving his soul he loved him.

King James 2000

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jonathan again made David swear an oath, because he loved him; for with the love of his soul he loved him.

Modern King James verseion

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him. For he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And with other words Jonathan adjured David, because he loved him. For as his own soul he loved him.

NET Bible

Jonathan once again took an oath with David, because he loved him. In fact Jonathan loved him as much as he did his own life.

New Heart English Bible

Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

The Emphasized Bible

And again Jonathan sware unto David, by his love to him, - for, as he loved his own soul, so loved he him.

Webster

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

World English Bible

Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jonathan addeth to cause David to swear, because he loveth him, for with the love of his own soul he hath loved him.

Interlinear

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

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to swear
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

him as he loved
אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

References

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Context Readings

Jonathan Supports David Over Saul

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. 18 Then Jonathan said to him, "Tomorrow is the new moon, and you will be missed because your seat will be empty.


Cross References

1 Samuel 18:1

Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

1 Samuel 18:3

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

Deuteronomy 13:6

"If your brother, your mother's son, or your son or daughter, or the wife you cherish, or your friend who is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, 'Let us go and serve other gods' (whom neither you nor your fathers have known,

2 Samuel 1:26

"I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan; You have been very pleasant to me. Your love to me was more wonderful Than the love of women.

Proverbs 18:24

A man of too many friends comes to ruin, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

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