1 Samuel 20:28
Modern Translations
New International Version
Jonathan answered, "David earnestly asked me for permission to go to Bethlehem.

New Living Translation
Jonathan replied, “David earnestly asked me if he could go to Bethlehem.

English Standard Version
Jonathan answered Saul, “David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

Berean Study Bible
Jonathan answered, “David urgently requested my permission to go to Bethlehem,

New American Standard Bible
And Jonathan answered Saul, “David earnestly requested leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

NASB 1995
Jonathan then answered Saul, "David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem,

NASB 1977
Jonathan then answered Saul, “David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem,

Amplified Bible
Jonathan answered Saul, “David earnestly asked me for permission to go to Bethlehem.

Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan answered, “David asked for my permission to go to Bethlehem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan answered, "David asked for my permission to go to Bethlehem.

Good News Translation
Jonathan answered, "He begged me to let him go to Bethlehem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jonathan answered Saul, "David repeatedly begged me [to let him go] to Bethlehem.

International Standard Version
Jonathan answered Saul, "David urgently requested that I let him go to Bethlehem.

NET Bible
Jonathan replied to Saul, "David urgently requested that he be allowed to go to Bethlehem.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem:

New King James Version
So Jonathan answered Saul, “David earnestly asked permission of me to go to Bethlehem.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem:

New Heart English Bible
Jonathan answered Saul, and said, "David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

World English Bible
Jonathan answered Saul, "David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

American King James Version
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem:

American Standard Version
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

A Faithful Version
And Jonathan answered Saul, "David earnestly asked of me to go to Bethlehem,

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me [to go] to Bethlehem,

English Revised Version
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Ionathan answered vnto Saul, Dauid required of me, that he might goe to Beth-lehem.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Ionathan aunswered vnto Saul: Dauid asked licence of me to go to Bethlehem.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Ionathas answered Saul: He prayed me that he mighte go vnto Bethleem,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Jonathan answers Saul, “David has earnestly asked [permission] from me [to go] to Beth-Lehem,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan answereth Saul, 'David hath been earnestly asked of me unto Beth-Lehem,

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jonathan will answer to Saul, Asking, David asked of me even for the House of Bread:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jonathan answered Saul: He asked leave of me earnestly to go to Bethlehem,

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Jonathan responded to Saul, “He petitioned me earnestly that he might go to Bethlehem,

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Jonathan answered and said to Shaul his father: “David urgently requested of me that he would go unto Bayth Lekhem his town

Lamsa Bible
And Jonathan answered and said to Saul his father, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jonathan answered Saul: 'David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jonathan answered Saul, and said to him, David asked leave of me to go as far as Bethleem his city;








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