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I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.

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Thy love

1 Samuel 18:1
And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that, the soul of Jonathan, was knit with, the soul of David, so that Jonathan loved him, as his own soul.
1 Samuel 19:2
but, Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted in David, exceedingly, - so Jonathan told David, saying, Saul, my father, is seeking to put thee to death, - now, therefore, take heed to thyself I pray thee, in the morning, and abide thou in concealment, and hide thyself;
1 Samuel 20:17
And again Jonathan sware unto David, by his love to him, - for, as he loved his own soul, so loved he him.
1 Samuel 23:16
So Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went unto David in the thicket, - and strengthened his hand in God;

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Proverbs 17:17
At all times, doth a friend love, and, a brother for distress, must be born.