1 Samuel 14:44
Modern Translations
New International Version
Saul said, "May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you do not die, Jonathan."

New Living Translation
“Yes, Jonathan,” Saul said, “you must die! May God strike me and even kill me if you do not die for this.”

English Standard Version
And Saul said, “God do so to me and more also; you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

Berean Study Bible
And Saul declared, “May God punish me, and ever so severely, if you, Jonathan, do not surely die!”

New American Standard Bible
And Saul said, “May God do the same to me and more also, for you shall certainly die, Jonathan!”

NASB 1995
Saul said, "May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

NASB 1977
And Saul said, “May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

Amplified Bible
Saul answered, “May God do so [to me], and more also [if I do not keep my word], for you shall most certainly die, Jonathan.”

Christian Standard Bible
Saul declared to him, “May God punish me and do so severely if you do not die, Jonathan! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul declared to him, "May God punish me and do so severely if you do not die, Jonathan!"

Contemporary English Version
"Yes, Jonathan. I swear to God that you must die."

Good News Translation
Saul said to him, "May God strike me dead if you are not put to death!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul said, "May God do worse things to me than are in this curse if you do not die, Jonathan!"

International Standard Version
Saul said, "May God do this to me and even more, if you don't surely die, Jonathan!"

NET Bible
Saul said, "God will punish me severely if Jonathan doesn't die!"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

New King James Version
Saul answered, “God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

New Heart English Bible
Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

World English Bible
Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

American King James Version
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

American Standard Version
And Saul said, God do so and more also; for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

A Faithful Version
And Saul answered, "God do so and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said, God do so [to me] and more also; thou shalt certainly die, Jonathan.

English Revised Version
And Saul said, God do so and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Saul answered, God do so, and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Againe Saul answered, God doe so & more also, vnlesse thou die the death, Ionathan.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Saul aunswered: God do so & more also to me, thou shalt dye the death Ionathan.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The sayde Saul: God do this and that vnto me, Ionathas thou must dye the death.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Saul says, “Thus God does, and thus does He add, for you certainly die, Jonathan.”

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith, 'Thus doth God do, and thus doth He add, for thou dost certainly die, Jonathan.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And Saul will say, So will Jehovah do, and so will he add; for dying, thou shalt die, Jonathan.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul said: May God do so and so to me, and add still more: for dying thou shalt die, O Jonathan.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Saul said, “May God do these things to me, and may he add these other things, for you shall surely die, Jonathan!”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Shaul said: “So may God do to me and so may he add to me, for you will surely die, Jonathan!”

Lamsa Bible
And Saul said, God do so to me and more also, unless you shall surely die, Jonathan.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Saul said: 'God do so and more also; thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Saul said to him, God do so to me, and more also, thou shalt surely die to-day.








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