Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him down; so Jonathan knew that his father had decided to put David to death.

King James Version

And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.

Holman Bible

Then Saul threw his spear at Jonathan to kill him, so he knew that his father was determined to kill David.

International Standard Version

Then Saul threw the spear that was beside him to strike Jonathan down. So Jonathan realized that his father was determined to kill David.

A Conservative Version

And Saul cast his spear at him to smite him. By this Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to put David to death.

American Standard Version

And Saul cast his spear at him to smite him; whereby Jonathan knew that is was determined of his father to put David to death.

Amplified

But Saul cast his spear at him to smite him, by which Jonathan knew that his father had determined to kill David.

Bible in Basic English

And Saul, pointing his spear at him, made an attempt to give him a wound: from which it was clear to Jonathan that his father's purpose was to put David to death.

Darby Translation

Then Saul cast the spear at him to smite him; and Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to put David to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Saul cast a spear at him to smite him whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will lift up his spear against him to strike him, and Jonathan will know that it was finished from his father to kill David.

King James 2000

And Saul cast a javelin at him to strike him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Saul hurled his spear at him to kill him. So Jonathan knew {that his father had decided} to kill David.

Modern King James verseion

And Saul threw a spear at him to strike him, and by this Jonathan knew that his father was determined to kill David.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Saul cast a spear at him to hit him, whereby Jonathan wist well, that it was utterly determined of his father to slay David.

NET Bible

Then Saul threw his spear at Jonathan in order to strike him down. So Jonathan was convinced that his father had decided to kill David.

New Heart English Bible

Saul cast his spear at him to strike him. By this Jonathan knew that his father was determined to put David to death.

The Emphasized Bible

And Saul hurled his spear at him, to smite him. So Jonathan knew that it was, determined, of his father, to put David to death.

Webster

And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: by which Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to slay David.

World English Bible

Saul cast his spear at him to strike him. By this Jonathan knew that his father was determined to put David to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul casteth the javelin at him to smite him, and Jonathan knoweth that it hath been determined by his father to put David to death.

Interlinear

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

טוּל 
Tuwl 
Usage: 14

חנית 
Chaniyth 
Usage: 47

at him to smite
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

יהונתן 
Y@hownathan 
Usage: 111

to slay
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Context Readings

Jonathan Supports David Over Saul

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. 34 Then Jonathan arose from the table in fierce anger, and did not eat food on the second day of the new moon, for he was grieved over David because his father had dishonored him.


Cross References

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 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.

1 Samuel 19:10

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.

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