1 Samuel 23:18
Good News Translation
The two of them made a sacred promise of friendship to each other. David stayed at Horesh, and Jonathan went home.

Contemporary English Version
They both promised the LORD that they would always be loyal to each other. Then Jonathan went home, but David stayed at Horesh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they two made a covenant before the Lord: and David abode in the wood: but Jonathan returned to his house.

New American Bible
The two of them made a covenant before the LORD in Horesh, where David remained, while Jonathan returned to his home.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they two made a covenant before the Lord: and David abode in the wood: but Jonathan returned to his house.

1 Samuel 18:3 And David and Jonathan made a covenant, for he loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 20:12-17,42 Jonathan said to David: O Lord God of Israel, if I shall discover my father's mind, to morrow, or the day after, and there be any thing good for David, and I send not immediately to thee, and make it known to thee, . . .

2 Samuel 9:1 And David said: Is there any one, think you, left of the house of Saul, that I may shew kindness to him for Jonathan's sake?

2 Samuel 21:7 And the king spared Miphiboseth the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the oath of the Lord, that had been between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.

Context
Saul Pursues David
17Fear not: for the hand of my father, Saul, shall not find thee, and thou shalt reign over Israel, and I shall be next to thee; yea and my father knoweth this. 18And they two made a covenant before the Lord: and David abode in the wood: but Jonathan returned to his house.19And the Ziphites went up to Saul, in Gabaa, saying: Lo, doth not David lie hid with us in the strong holds of the wood, in mount Hachila, which is on the right hand of the desert.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 18:3
And David and Jonathan made a covenant, for he loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 20:8
Deal mercifully then with thy servant: for thou hast brought me, thy servant, into a covenant of the Lord with thee. But if there be any iniquity in me, do thou kill me, and bring me not in to thy father.

1 Samuel 20:12
Jonathan said to David: O Lord God of Israel, if I shall discover my father's mind, to morrow, or the day after, and there be any thing good for David, and I send not immediately to thee, and make it known to thee,

1 Samuel 20:42
And Jonathan said to David: Go in peace: and let all stand that we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying: The Lord be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever. [43] And David arose, and departed: and Jonathan went into the city.

2 Samuel 9:1
And David said: Is there any one, think you, left of the house of Saul, that I may shew kindness to him for Jonathan's sake?

2 Samuel 21:7
And the king spared Miphiboseth the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the oath of the Lord, that had been between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.

Additional Translations
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. And David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David stayed in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

And they two made a covenant before Jehovah: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

So they both made a covenant before the Lord; and David dwelt in Caene, and Jonathan went to his home.

And they two made a covenant before Jehovah; and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

They both made a covenant before Yahweh: and David stayed in the woods, and Jonathan went to his house.

And they make a covenant both of them before Jehovah; and David abideth in the forest, and Jonathan hath gone to his house.
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