And Jonathan said, Far be it from thee: for if I knew certainly that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, then would not I tell it thee? (1 Samuel 20:9)

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me? or what if thy father answer thee roughly? (1 Samuel 20:10)

And Jonathan said unto David, Come, and let us go out into the field. And they went out both of them into the field. (1 Samuel 20:11)

And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD God of Israel, when I have sounded my father about to morrow any time, or the third day, and, behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee, and shew it thee; (1 Samuel 20:12)

The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: but if it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away, that thou mayest go in peace: and the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with my father. (1 Samuel 20:13)

And thou shalt not only while yet I live shew me the kindness of the LORD, that I die not: (1 Samuel 20:14)

But also thou shalt not cut off thy kindness from my house for ever: no, not when the LORD hath cut off the enemies of David every one from the face of the earth. (1 Samuel 20:15)

So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies. (1 Samuel 20:16)

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul. (1 Samuel 20:17)

Then Jonathan said to David, To morrow is the new moon: and thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty. (1 Samuel 20:18)

And when thou hast stayed three days, then thou shalt go down quickly, and come to the place where thou didst hide thyself when the business was in hand, and shalt remain by the stone Ezel. (1 Samuel 20:19)

And I will shoot three arrows on the side thereof, as though I shot at a mark. (1 Samuel 20:20)

And, behold, I will send a lad, saying, Go, find out the arrows. If I expressly say unto the lad, Behold, the arrows are on this side of thee, take them; then come thou: for there is peace to thee, and no hurt; as the LORD liveth. (1 Samuel 20:21)

But if I say thus unto the young man, Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way: for the LORD hath sent thee away. (1 Samuel 20:22)

And as touching the matter which thou and I have spoken of, behold, the LORD be between thee and me for ever. (1 Samuel 20:23)


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