1 Samuel 20:4

“Then said Jonathan unto David, Whatsoever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 20:4

Then said Ionathan vnto Dauid, Whatsoeuer thy soule desireth, I will euen doe it for thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Jonathan said to David, "Whatever you say, I will do for you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then said Jonathan unto David, Whatsoever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jonathan said to David, Whatever your desire is, I will do it for you.
- Basic English Bible

And Jonathan said to David, What thy soul may say, I will even do it for thee.
- Darby Bible

Then said Jonathan to David, Whatever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.
- Webster's Bible

Then Jonathan said to David, "Whatever your soul desires, I will even do it for you."
- World English Bible

And Jonathan saith to David, `What doth thy soul say? -- and I do it for thee.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then said Jonathan unto David: 'What doth thy soul desire, that I should do it for thee?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 20:4

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 20:4


20:2 Is it not so - For Jonathan gave credit to his father's oath, chap.#19:6|.

20:3 David sware - The matter being of great moment, and Jonathan doubting the truth of it, he confirms his word with an oath, which follows in the end of the verse. Only he interposeth a reason why Saul concealed it from Jonathan.

20:5 To the third day - That is, unto the next day, but one after the new moon. His meaning is not, that he would hide himself in any certain place all the three days, but that he would secure himself either at Bethlehem with his friends, or in any other place 'till the third day.

20:6 Asked me - Who being the king's son and deputy, used to give license to military men to depart for a season upon just occasions.


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