Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

King James Version

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said unto him, Wherefore shall he be slain? what hath he done?

Holman Bible

Jonathan answered his father back: “Why is he to be killed? What has he done?”

International Standard Version

Jonathan asked his father Saul, "Why should he be killed? What did he do?"

A Conservative Version

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, Why should he be put to death? What has he done?

American Standard Version

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said unto him, Wherefore should he be put to death? what hath he done?

Amplified

Jonathan answered Saul his father, Why should he be killed? What has he done?

Bible in Basic English

And Jonathan, answering his father Saul, said to him, Why is he to be put to death? What has he done?

Darby Translation

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, Why should he be put to death? what has he done?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jonathan answered Saul his father and said unto him, Why shall he be slain? What has he done?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonathan will answer Saul his father and say to him, Wherefore shall he die? What did he?

King James 2000

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said unto him, Why shall he be slain? what has he done?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jonathan answered his father Saul and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

Modern King James verseion

And Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, Why shall he be killed? What has he done?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Wherefore should he die? What hath he done?"

NET Bible

Jonathan responded to his father Saul, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

New Heart English Bible

Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

The Emphasized Bible

And Jonathan responded to Saul his father, - and said unto him - Wherefore must he be put to death, What hath he done?

Webster

And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, Why shall he be slain? what hath he done?

World English Bible

Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jonathan answereth Saul his father, and saith unto him, 'Why is he put to death? what hath he done?'

Interlinear

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

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

and said

Usage: 0

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Jonathan Supports David Over Saul

31 "For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Therefore now, send and bring him to me, for he must surely die." 32 But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?" 33 Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him down; so Jonathan knew that his father had decided to put David to death.


Cross References

1 Samuel 19:5

"For he took his life in his hand and struck the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a great deliverance for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced Why then will you sin against innocent blood by putting David to death without a cause?"

Matthew 27:23

And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!"

Luke 23:22

And he said to them the third time, "Why, what evil has this man done? I have found in Him no guilt demanding death; therefore I will punish Him and release Him."

Genesis 31:36

Then Jacob became angry and contended with Laban; and Jacob said to Laban, "What is my transgression? What is my sin that you have hotly pursued me?

1 Samuel 18:11

Saul hurled the spear for he thought, "I will pin David to the wall." But David escaped from his presence twice.

1 Samuel 19:10-11

Saul tried to pin David to the wall with the spear, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, so that he stuck the spear into the wall. And David fled and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 20:7

"If he says, 'It is good,' your servant will be safe; but if he is very angry, know that he has decided on evil.

Proverbs 22:24

Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,

Proverbs 24:11-12

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one fate for all men Furthermore, the hearts of the sons of men are full of evil and insanity is in their hearts throughout their lives. Afterwards they go to the dead.

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

John 7:51

"Our Law does not judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, does it?"

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