2 Samuel 9:1
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David asked, "Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

King James Bible
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Darby Bible Translation
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

World English Bible
David said, "Is there yet any who is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'Is there yet any left to the house of Saul, and I do with him kindness because of Jonathan?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Is there yet any that is left - David recollecting the covenant made with his friend Jonathan, now inquires after his family. It is supposed that political considerations prevented him from doing this sooner. Reasons of state often destroy all the charities of life.

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2 Samuel 1:26 I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant have you been to me: your love to me was wonderful...

1 Samuel 18:1-4 And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David...

1 Samuel 20:14-17,42 And you shall not only while yet I live show me the kindness of the LORD, that I die not...

1 Samuel 23:16-18 And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God...

1 Kings 2:7 But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at your table...

Proverbs 27:10 Your own friend, and your father's friend, forsake not; neither go into your brother's house in the day of your calamity...

Matthew 10:42 And whoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you...

Matthew 25:40 And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers...

Mark 9:41 For whoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because you belong to Christ, truly I say to you...

John 19:26,27 When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said to his mother, Woman, behold your son!...

Philemon 1:9-12 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech you, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ...

1 Peter 3:8 Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous:

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David and Jonathan's Son
'And David said, is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake? 2. And there was of the house of Saul a servant whose name was Ziba. And when they had called him unto David, the king said unto him, Art thou Ziba? And he said, Thy servant is he. 3. And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet. 4. And the
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Cross References
1 Samuel 20:14
But show me unfailing kindness like the LORD's kindness as long as I live, so that I may not be killed,

1 Samuel 20:15
and do not ever cut off your kindness from my family--not even when the LORD has cut off every one of David's enemies from the face of the earth."

1 Samuel 20:42
Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the LORD, saying, 'The LORD is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants forever.'" Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.

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

2 Samuel 9:7
"Don't be afraid," David said to him, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."

2 Samuel 21:7
The king spared Mephibosheth son of Jonathan, the son of Saul, because of the oath before the LORD between David and Jonathan son of Saul.

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