1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)

1 Samuel 20

1 David consulteth with Jonathan for his safety. 11 Jonathan and David renew their covenant by oath. 18 Jonathan's token to David, 24 Saul, missing David, seeketh to kill Jonathan. 35 Jonathan lovingly taketh his leave of David.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:1 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:1 Study Bible Notes 20:1 ¶ And David fled from Naioth, in Ramah,—and came in, and said before Jonathan—What have I done? What is my transgression, and what my sin, before thy father, that he seeketh my life?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:2 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:2 Study Bible Notes 20:2 And he said unto him—Far be it! thou shalt not die. Lo! my father doeth nothing, great or small, without unveiling mine ear,—wherefore, then, should my father hide from me, this thing? There is, nothing, in this.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:3 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:3 Study Bible Notes 20:3 But David sware yet further, and said—Thy father, doth know, that I have found favour in thine eyes, therefore saith he,—Do not let Jonathan know this, lest he grieve; but, indeed, by the life of Yahweh, and by the life of thine own soul, surely there is but as it were a step betwixt me and death!

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:4 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:4 Study Bible Notes 20:4 And Jonathan said unto David,—Whatsoever thy soul shall desire, I will do for thee.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:5 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:5 Study Bible Notes 20:5 And David said unto Jonathan—Lo! the new moon, is tomorrow, and, I, must not sit with the king, to eat,—let me go then, and hide myself in the field, until the evening.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:6 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:6 Study Bible Notes 20:6 If thy father, enquire, for me, then shalt thou say—David, did ask leave, of me, to run to Bethlehem, his own city, for, a yearly sacrifice, [is to be held] there for all the family.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:7 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:7 Study Bible Notes 20:7 If, thus, he say—It is well,—thy servant shall have, peace,—but, if it, anger, him, know that harm hath been determined by him.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:8 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:8 Study Bible Notes 20:8 Thus shalt thou do a lovingkindness for thy servant, for, into a covenant of Yahweh, hast thou brought thy servant, with thee,—But, if there is in me transgression, put me to death, thyself, for, unto thy father, wherefore shouldst thou bring me in?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:9 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:9 Study Bible Notes 20:9 ¶ And Jonathan said—Far be it from thee! but, if I, get to know, that harm is determined by my father, to bring it upon thee, is not, that, the thing that I will tell thee?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:10 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:10 Study Bible Notes 20:10 Then said David unto Jonathan, Who shall tell me,—if thy father answer thee aught that is, harsh?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:11 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:11 Study Bible Notes 20:11 And Jonathan said unto David, Come! and let us go out into the field. And they two went out into the field.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:12 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:12 Study Bible Notes 20:12 Then said Jonathan unto David—Witness [be] Yahweh God of Israel, that I will sound my father about this time tomorrow or the third day, and lo! if there he good towards David, will I not, then, send unto thee, and unveil thine ear?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:13 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:13 Study Bible Notes 20:13 So, let Yahweh do unto Jonathan, and, so, let him add—when harm against thee seemeth good unto my father, then will I unveil thine ear, and let thee go, and thou shall depart in peace,—then Yahweh be with thee, as he hath been with my father.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:14 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:14 Study Bible Notes 20:14 And, not only while I yet live, shalt thou deal with me in the lovingkindness of Yahweh, that I die not:

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:15 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:15 Study Bible Notes 20:15 but thou shalt not cut off thy lovingkindness from my house, unto times age-abiding,—no! not when Yahweh hath cut off the enemies of David, every one from off the face of the ground.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:16 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:16 Study Bible Notes 20:16 Thus Jonathan solemnised a covenant with the house of David [saying],—So let Yahweh require it, at the hand of the enemies of David.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:17 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:17 Study Bible Notes 20:17 And again Jonathan sware unto David, by his love to him,—for, as he loved his own soul, so loved he him.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:18 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:18 Study Bible Notes 20:18 Then said Jonathan unto him—Tomorrow, is the new moon, and thou wilt be missed, for thy seat will be empty;

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:19 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:19 Study Bible Notes 20:19 and, when thou hast tarried three days, thou shalt come down quickly and enter the place, where thou didst hide thyself on the day of the deed, and shall remain by the side of this mound.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:20 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:20 Study Bible Notes 20:20 And, as for me—three arrows to the side, will I shoot,—as though I shot at a mark.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:21 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:21 Study Bible Notes 20:21 And lo! I will send the boy [saying], Go, find the arrow! If I, say, to the boy—Lo! the arrows, are on this side of thee—take them, then come, for there is peace for thee, and no cause [for fear], by the life of Yahweh.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:22 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:22 Study Bible Notes 20:22 But, if, thus, I say to the youth, Lo! the arrows are beyond thee, depart, for Yahweh hath sent thee away.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:23 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:23 Study Bible Notes 20:23 But, as touching the matter whereof we spake—I and thou, lo! Yahweh, be betwixt me and thee, unto times age-abiding.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:24 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:24 Study Bible Notes 20:24 ¶ So David hid himself in the field—and, when the new moon had come, the king sat down to eat, food,

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:25 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:25 Study Bible Notes 20:25 yea the king sat down on his seat, as at other times, by the seat against the wall, and, when Jonathan arose, Abner seated himself by the side of Saul,—but David's place was empty.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:26 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:26 Study Bible Notes 20:26 Saul, however, spake nothing that day,—for he said to himself—It is, an accident, he is, not clean, because he hath not been cleansed.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:27 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:27 Study Bible Notes 20:27 And it came to pass, on the morrow, the second of the month, that David's place was empty,—and Saul said unto Jonathan his son, Wherefore hath not the son of Jesse come in, either yesterday or today, to meat?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:28 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:28 Study Bible Notes 20:28 And Jonathan answered Saul,—David, asked leave, of me, [to go] as far as Bethlehem;

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:29 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:29 Study Bible Notes 20:29 and said—Let me go, I pray thee, for, a family sacrifice, have we in the city, and my brethren have commanded me, now, therefore, if I have found favour in thine eyes, let me slip away, I pray thee, that I may see my brethren. For this cause, hath he not come in unto the table of the king.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:30 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:30 Study Bible Notes 20:30 Then was Saul's anger kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of rebellious perversity! do I not know that thou art, confederate, with the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and to the confusion of the shame of thy mother?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:31 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:31 Study Bible Notes 20:31 For, as long as, the son of Jesse, liveth on the ground, thou wilt not be established, thou nor thy kingdom, Now, therefore, send and fetch him unto me, for, doomed to death, is he!

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:32 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:32 Study Bible Notes 20:32 And Jonathan responded to Saul his father,—and said unto him—Wherefore must he be put to death, What hath he done?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:33 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:33 Study Bible Notes 20:33 And Saul hurled his spear at him, to smite him. So Jonathan knew that it was, determined, of his father, to put David to death.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:34 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:34 Study Bible Notes 20:34 Jonathan therefore rose up from the table, in a glow of anger,—and did eat no food on the second day of the month, for he was grieved for David, because his father had reviled him.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:35 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:35 Study Bible Notes 20:35 ¶ And it came to pass in the morning, that Jonathan went forth into the field, to the place appointed with David,—a little lad, being with him.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:36 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:36 Study Bible Notes 20:36 And he said to his lad—Run, find, I pray thee, the arrows which I am about to shoot. The boy, ran, but, he, shot the arrow beyond him.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:37 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:37 Study Bible Notes 20:37 And, when the lad came as far as the place of the arrow which Jonathan had shot, Jonathan cried after the lad, and said, Is not the arrow, beyond, thee?

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:38 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:38 Study Bible Notes 20:38 And Jonathan cried after the lad, Haste thee—be quick, do not stay! so Jonathan's lad picked up the arrows and brought [them] unto his master.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:39 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:39 Study Bible Notes 20:39 But, the lad, knew, nothing, only Jonathan and David, knew the matter.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:40 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:40 Study Bible Notes 20:40 So Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said to him, Go carry them into the city.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:41 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:41 Study Bible Notes 20:41 As soon as, the lad, was gone, David, arose from beside the South, and fell on his face to the earth, and bowed himself down three times,—and they kissed each other, and wept over each other, until, David, exceeded.

Online Bible Translation 1 Samuel 20:42 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for 1 Samuel 20:42 Study Bible Notes 20:42 Then said Jonathan unto David—Go in peace,—[remembering] that, we, have both sworn in the name of Yahweh, saying, Yahweh shall be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed, unto times age-abiding. And he arose, and departed,—and, Jonathan, entered the city.

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