1 Samuel 18:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

New Living Translation
And Jonathan made a solemn pact with David, because he loved him as he loved himself.

English Standard Version
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

Berean Study Bible
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

New American Standard Bible
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

NASB 1995
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

NASB 1977
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

Amplified Bible
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as much as himself.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as much as himself.

Contemporary English Version
Jonathan liked David so much that they promised to always be loyal friends.

Good News Translation
Jonathan swore eternal friendship with David because of his deep affection for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Jonathan made a pledge of mutual loyalty with David because he loved him as much as [he loved] himself.

International Standard Version
Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as he loved himself.

NET Bible
Jonathan made a covenant with David, for he loved him as much as he did his own life.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

New King James Version
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

New Heart English Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

World English Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

American King James Version
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

American Standard Version
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

A Faithful Version
And Jonathan and David made a covenant because he loved him as his own soul.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

English Revised Version
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Ionathan and Dauid made a couenant: for he loued him as his owne soule.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Then Ionathan and Dauid made a couenaunt, because he loued him as his owne soule.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Ionathas and Dauid made a couenaunt together, for he loued him as his owne soule.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Jonathan makes—David also—a covenant, because he loves him as his own soul,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan maketh -- also David -- a covenant, because he loveth him as his own soul,

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jonathan and David will cut out a covenant in his loving him as his soul.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And David and Jonathan made a covenant, for be loved him as his own soul.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Then David and Jonathan formed a pact. For he loved him like his own soul.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Jonathan and David covenanted a covenant, because Jonathan loved David as himself

Lamsa Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because Jonathan loved David as his own soul.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.








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