1 Samuel 19:4
Good News Translation
Jonathan praised David to Saul and said, "Sir, don't do wrong to your servant David. He has never done you any wrong; on the contrary, everything he has done has been a great help to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jonathan spoke good things of David to Saul, his father: and said to him: Sin not, O king, against thy servant, David, because he hath not sinned against thee, and his works are very good towards thee.

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And Jonathan spoke good things of David to Saul, his father: and said to him: Sin not, O king, against thy servant, David, because he hath not sinned against thee, and his works are very good towards thee.

spake good

1 Samuel 20:32 And Jonathan answering Saul, his father, said: Why shall he die? What hath he done?

1 Samuel 22:13 And Saul said to him: Why have you conspired against me, thou, and the son of Isai, and thou hast given him bread and a sword, and hast consulted the Lord for him, that he should rise up against me, continuing a traitor to this day.

Proverbs 24:11,12 Deliver them that are led to death: and those that are drawn to death, forbear not to deliver. . . .

Proverbs 31:8,9 Open thy mouth for the dumb, and for the causes of all the children that pass. . . .

Jeremiah 18:20 Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them.

sin against

1 Samuel 2:25 If one man shall sin against another, God may be appeased in his behalf: but if a man shall sin against the Lord, who shall pray for him? And they hearkened not to the voice of their father, because the Lord would slay them.

Genesis 9:6 Whosoever shall shed man's blood, his blood shall be shed: for man was made to the image of God.

Genesis 42:22 And Ruben, one of them, said: Did not I say to you: Do not sin against the boy; and you would not hear me? Behold his blood is required.

2 Chronicles 6:22 If any man sin against his neighbour, and come to swear against him, and bind himself with a curse before the altar in this house:

1 Corinthians 8:12 Now when you sin thus against the brethren and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

1 John 3:15 Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer. And you know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in himself.

because his works

Psalm 35:12 They repaid me evil for good: to the depriving me of my soul.

Psalm 109:4,5 Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer. . . .

Proverbs 17:13 He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Jeremiah 18:20 Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them.

Context
Saul Attempts to Kill David
3And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where thou art: and I will speak of thee to my father, and whatsoever I shall see, I will tell thee. 4And Jonathan spoke good things of David to Saul, his father: and said to him: Sin not, O king, against thy servant, David, because he hath not sinned against thee, and his works are very good towards thee.5And he put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the Lord wrought great salvation for all Israel. Thou sawest it and didst rejoice. Why therefore wilt thou sin against innocent blood, by killing David, who is without fault?…
Cross References
Genesis 42:22
And Ruben, one of them, said: Did not I say to you: Do not sin against the boy; and you would not hear me? Behold his blood is required.

1 Samuel 20:32
And Jonathan answering Saul, his father, said: Why shall he die? What hath he done?

1 Samuel 22:14
And Achimelech answering the king, said: And who amongst all thy servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son in law, and goeth forth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thy house?

Proverbs 17:13
He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 31:8
Open thy mouth for the dumb, and for the causes of all the children that pass.

Proverbs 31:9
Open thy mouth, decree that which is just, and do justice to the needy and poor.

Jeremiah 18:20
Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them.

Additional Translations
Then Jonathan spoke well of David to his father Saul and said to him, “The king should not sin against his servant David; he has not sinned against you. In fact, his actions have been highly beneficial to you.And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he has not sinned against you, and because his works have been to you-ward very good:

And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:

And Jonathan spoke favorably concerning David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against thy servant David, for he has not sinned against thee, and his deeds are very good.

And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David, because he has not sinned against thee; for also what he did was very advantageous to thee;

And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:

And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been toward thee very good:

Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, "Don't let the king sin against his servant, against David; because he has not sinned against you, and because his works have been very good toward you;

And Jonathan speaketh good of David unto Saul his father, and saith unto him, 'Let not the king sin against his servant, against David, because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works for thee are very good;
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