1 Samuel 20:4
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King James Version
Then said Jonathan unto David, Whatsoever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan saith to David, 'What doth thy soul say? -- and I do it for thee.'

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King James Translators' Notes

Whatsoever...: or, Say what is thy mind and I will do, etc

desireth: Heb. speaketh, or, thinketh

Geneva Study Bible

Then said Jonathan unto David, Whatsoever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.1 Samuel 20:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
How to Make Use of Christ for Steadfastness, in a Time when Truth is Oppressed and Borne Down.
When enemies are prevailing, and the way of truth is evil spoken of, many faint, and many turn aside, and do not plead for truth, nor stand up for the interest of Christ, in their hour and power of darkness: many are overcome with base fear, and either side with the workers of iniquity, or are not valiant for the truth, but being faint-hearted, turn back. Now the thoughts of this may put some who desire to stand fast, and to own him and his cause in a day of trial, to enquire how they shall make
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 20:3
And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, Let not Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved: but truly as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, there is but a step between me and death.

1 Samuel 20:5
And David said unto Jonathan, Behold, to morrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king at meat: but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field unto the third day at even.

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