Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

Thy love

1 Samuel 18:1
When David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan and David became bound together in close friendship. Jonathan loved David as much as he did his own life.
1 Samuel 19:2
So Jonathan told David, "My father Saul is trying to kill you. So be careful tomorrow morning. Find a hiding place and stay in seclusion.
1 Samuel 20:17
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.
1 Samuel 23:16
Then Jonathan son of Saul left and went to David at Horesh. He encouraged him through God.

General references

Proverbs 17:17
A friend loves at all times, and a relative is born to help in adversity.

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