New Living Translation
So the two of them renewed their solemn pact before the LORD. Then Jonathan returned home, while David stayed at Horesh.
King James Bible
And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.
Darby Bible Translation
And they two made a covenant before Jehovah; and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.
World English Bible
They both made a covenant before Yahweh: and David stayed in the woods, and Jonathan went to his house.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:18 Made a covenant - They then parted, and never came together again, that we find, in this world.
1 Samuel 18:3
And Jonathan made a solemn pact with David, because he loved him as he loved himself.
1 Samuel 20:8
Show me this loyalty as my sworn friend--for we made a solemn pact before the LORD--or kill me yourself if I have sinned against your father. But please don't betray me to him!"
1 Samuel 20:12
Then Jonathan told David, "I promise by the LORD, the God of Israel, that by this time tomorrow, or the next day at the latest, I will talk to my father and let you know at once how he feels about you. If he speaks favorably about you, I will let you know.
1 Samuel 20:42
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.
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?"
2 Samuel 21:7
The king spared Jonathan's son Mephibosheth, who was Saul's grandson, because of the oath David and Jonathan had sworn before the LORD.
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