1 Samuel 20:40
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King James Version
And Jonathan gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan gave his weapons to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

World English Bible
Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy, and said to him, "Go, carry them to the city."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan giveth his weapons unto the youth whom he hath, and saith to him, 'Go, carry into the city.'

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King James Translators' Notes

artillery: Heb. instruments

his lad: Heb. the lad that was his

Geneva Study Bible

And Jonathan gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.1 Samuel 20:40 Parallel Commentaries

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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

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1 Samuel 20:39
But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

1 Samuel 20:41
And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose out of a place toward the south, and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed himself three times: and they kissed one another, and wept one with another, until David exceeded.

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