1 Samuel 18:3

“Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 18:3

Then Ionathan and Dauid made a couenant, because he loued him as his owne soule.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jonathan and David made an agreement together, because of Jonathan's love for David.
- Basic English Bible

And Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
- Darby Bible

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
- Webster's Bible

Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
- World English Bible

And Jonathan maketh -- also David -- a covenant, because he loveth him as his own soul,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 18:3

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 18:3


18:1 Loved him - For his excellent virtues and endowments, which shone forth both in his speeches and actions; for the service he had done to God and to his people; and for the similitude of their age and qualities.

18:2 Took him, &c. - By which it appears, that before this David had not his constant residence at court.

18:5 Went - Upon military expeditions, of which that word is often used.


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