1 Samuel 23:18
Modern Translations
New International Version
The two of them made a covenant before the LORD. Then Jonathan went home, but David remained at Horesh.

New Living Translation
So the two of them renewed their solemn pact before the LORD. Then Jonathan returned home, while David stayed at Horesh.

English Standard Version
And the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. David remained at Horesh, and Jonathan went home.

Berean Study Bible
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. And David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.

New American Standard Bible
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed at Horesh, while Jonathan went to his house.

NASB 1995
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed at Horesh while Jonathan went to his house.

NASB 1977
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed at Horesh while Jonathan went to his house.

Amplified Bible
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed [in the woods] at Horesh and Jonathan went to his house.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the two of them made a covenant in the LORD’s presence. Afterward, David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the two of them made a covenant in the LORD's presence. Afterward, David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.

Contemporary English Version
They both promised the LORD that they would always be loyal to each other. Then Jonathan went home, but David stayed at Horesh.

Good News Translation
The two of them made a sacred promise of friendship to each other. David stayed at Horesh, and Jonathan went home.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Both of them made a pledge in the LORD's presence. David stayed in Horesh, and Jonathan went home.

International Standard Version
The two of them made a covenant in the LORD's presence. David remained at Horesh while Jonathan went home.

NET Bible
When the two of them had made a covenant before the LORD, David stayed on at Horesh, but Jonathan went to his house.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

New King James Version
So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. And David stayed in the woods, and Jonathan went to his own house.

King James 2000 Bible
And they both made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the forest, and Jonathan went to his house.

New Heart English Bible
They both made a covenant before the LORD: and David stayed at Horesh, 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.

American King James Version
And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David stayed in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

American Standard Version
And they two made a covenant before Jehovah: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

A Faithful Version
And the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. And David stayed in the forest, 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.

English Revised Version
And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So they twaine made a couenant before ye Lorde: and Dauid did remaine in the wood: but Ionathan went to his house.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And they made a bond both of them together before the Lorde: And Dauid taried still in the wood, and Ionathan went to his house.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And they made a couenaunt both together before the LORDE. And Dauid remayned in the wodd. As for Ionathas, he wente home agayne.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And both of them make a covenant before YHWH; and David abides in the forest, and Jonathan has gone 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.

Smith's Literal Translation
And they two will cut out a covenant before Jehovah: and David dwelt in the thicket, and Jonathan went to his house.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the two made a covenant before the Lord: and David abode in the wood: but Jonathan returned to his house.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Therefore, they both struck a pact before the Lord. And David stayed in the woods. But Jonathan returned to his house.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And they established, both of them, a covenant before LORD JEHOVAH. He situated Cherubim in the low lying country and Yonathan went to his house

Lamsa Bible
And they two made a covenant in the valley before the LORD (who sits upon the cherubim). And Jonathan went to his house.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And they two made a covenant before the LORD; and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So they both made a covenant before the Lord; and David dwelt in Caene, and Jonathan went to his home.








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