1 Samuel 20:33

“And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Saul cast a iauelin at him to smite him, whereby Ionathan knewe that it was determined of his father to slay Dauid.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him down; so Jonathan knew that his father had decided to put David to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Saul cast his spear at him to smite him; whereby Jonathan knew that is was determined of his father to put David to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Saul, pointing his spear at him, made an attempt to give him a wound: from which it was clear to Jonathan that his father's purpose was to put David to death.
- Basic English Bible

Then Saul cast the spear at him to smite him; and Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to put David to death.
- Darby Bible

And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: by which Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to slay David.
- Webster's Bible

Saul cast his spear at him to strike him. By this Jonathan knew that his father was determined to put David to death.
- World English Bible

And Saul casteth the javelin at him to smite him, and Jonathan knoweth that it hath been determined by his father to put David to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Saul cast his spear at him to smite him; whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to put David to death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:33


20:33 To smite him - Saul seemed to be in great care, that Jonathan should be established in his kingdom: and now he himself aims at his life! What fools, what worse than savage beasts does anger make.


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