New Living Translation
At last Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for we have sworn loyalty to each other in the LORD's name. The LORD is the witness of a bond between us and our children forever." Then David left, and Jonathan returned to the town.
King James Bible
And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as 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. And he arose and departed: and Jonathan went into the city.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have both of us sworn in the name of Jehovah, saying, Jehovah be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever! And he arose and departed; and Jonathan went into the city.
World English Bible
Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, because we have both sworn in the name of Yahweh, saying, 'Yahweh shall be between me and you, and between my seed and your seed, forever.'" He arose and departed; and Jonathan went into the city.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jonathan saith to David, 'Go in peace, in that we have sworn -- we two -- in the name of Jehovah, saying, Jehovah is between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed -- unto the age;' and he riseth and goeth; and Jonathan hath gone in to the city.
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1 Samuel 20:15
treat my family with this faithful love, even when the LORD destroys all your enemies from the face of the earth."
1 Samuel 20:16
So Jonathan made a solemn pact with David, saying, "May the LORD destroy all your enemies!"
1 Samuel 20:22
But if I tell him, 'Go farther--the arrows are still ahead of you,' then it will mean that you must leave immediately, for the LORD is sending you away.
1 Samuel 20:23
And may the LORD make us keep our promises to each other, for he has witnessed them."
1 Samuel 23:18
So the two of them renewed their solemn pact before the LORD. Then Jonathan returned home, while David stayed at Horesh.
1 Samuel 25:35
Then David accepted her present and told her, "Return home in peace. I have heard what you said. We will not kill your husband."
2 Samuel 9:1
One day David asked, "Is anyone in Saul's family still alive--anyone to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan's sake?"
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