Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because (A)he loved him as his own soul.

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Therefore deal kindly with your servant, (A)for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the Lord with you. (B)But if there is guilt in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?”

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16 And Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, (A)“May[a] the Lord take vengeance on David's enemies.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 20:16 Septuagint earth, 16let not the name of Jonathan be cut off from the house of David. And may

42 Then Jonathan said to David, (A)“Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, (B)‘The Lord shall be between me and you, (C)and between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 20:42 This sentence is 21:1 in Hebrew

But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Saul's son Jonathan, because of (A)the oath of the Lord that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.

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