Jonathan and David

18 Now it came about, when he had finished speaking to Saul, that [a](A)Jonathan committed himself to David, and (B)Jonathan loved him as himself. And Saul took him that day and (C)did not let him return to his father’s house. Then (D)Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. (E)Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, with his military gear, including his sword, his bow, and his belt.

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  1. 1 Samuel 18:1 Lit the soul of Jonathan was joined to the soul of

Then Jonathan (A)spoke well of David to his father Saul and said to him, “(B)May the king not sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very [a]beneficial to you.

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  1. 1 Samuel 19:4 Lit good

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