1 Samuel 23:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
And Saul's son Jonathan went to David at Horesh and helped him find strength in God.

New Living Translation
Jonathan went to find David and encouraged him to stay strong in his faith in God.

English Standard Version
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, rose and went to David at Horesh, and strengthened his hand in God.

Berean Study Bible
And Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and strengthened his hand in God,

New American Standard Bible
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, set out and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

NASB 1995
And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

NASB 1977
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

Amplified Bible
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, arose and went [into the woods] to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Saul's son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God,

Contemporary English Version
But Jonathan went to see David, and God helped him encourage David.

Good News Translation
Jonathan went to him there and encouraged him with assurances of God's protection,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul's son Jonathan came to David at Horesh. He strengthened David's [faith] in the LORD.

International Standard Version
Saul's son Jonathan got up and went to David at Horesh, and he encouraged him to trust in God.

NET Bible
Then Jonathan son of Saul left and went to David at Horesh. He encouraged him through God.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

New King James Version
Then Jonathan, Saul’s son, arose and went to David in the woods and strengthened his hand in God.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the forest, and strengthened his hand in God.

New Heart English Bible
Jonathan, Saul?s son, set out and came to David at Horesh and encouraged him in the LORD.

World English Bible
Jonathan, Saul's son, arose, and went to David into the woods, and strengthened his hand in God.

American King James Version
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

American Standard Version
And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

A Faithful Version
And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David into the woods, and strengthened his hand in God.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

English Revised Version
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Ionathan Sauls sonne arose and went to Dauid into the wood, and comforted him in God,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Ionathan Sauls sonne arose and went to Dauid into the wood, and comforted his hande in God,

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then Ionathas the sonne of Saul gat him vp, and wete vnto Dauid in to the wod, and strengthed his hande in God,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Jonathan son of Saul rises, and goes to David [in the] forest, and strengthens his hand in God,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan son of Saul riseth, and goeth unto David to the forest, and strengtheneth his hand in God,

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jonathan, son of Saul, will rise and go to David to the thicket, and he will strengthen his hand in God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jonathan the son of Saul arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hands in God: and he said to him:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Jonathan, the son of Saul, rose up and went to David in the woods, and he strengthened his hands in God. And he said to him:

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Jonathan, son of Shaul, arose and he went on to David into the forest and strengthened his hands in God

Lamsa Bible
And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David in the forest, and strengthened his hands in God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jonathan son of Saul rose, and went to David to Caene, and strengthened his hands in the Lord.








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