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Saul Resents David

18 Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, (A)the [a]soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, (B)and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. Saul took him that day, (C)and would not let him go home to his father’s house anymore. Then Jonathan and David made a (D)covenant, because he loved him as his own soul. And Jonathan took off the robe that was on him and gave it to David, with his armor, even to his sword and his bow and his belt.

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  1. 1 Samuel 18:1 life of Jonathan was bound up with the life of

So Jonathan told David, saying, “My father Saul seeks to kill you. Therefore please be on your guard until morning, and stay in a secret place and hide.

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17 Now Jonathan again caused David to vow, because he loved him; (A)for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

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