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38 Then Saul said, “Come here, all you leaders of the people, so that we find out[a] what the sin was this day. 39 For as Yahweh lives, who delivers Israel, I swear that even if it is in Jonathan my son, he will certainly die!”[b] But nobody from all the army answered him. 40 Then he said to all Israel, “You will be on one side,[c] and I and my son Jonathan will be on the other.”[d] And the army said to Saul, “Do what is good in your eyes.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 14:38 Literally “and know and see”
  2. 1 Samuel 14:39 Literally “surely dying he will die”
  3. 1 Samuel 14:40 Literally “opposite one”
  4. 1 Samuel 14:40 Literally “opposite one”

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