1 Samuel 14:44
New International Version
Saul said, "May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you do not die, Jonathan."

New Living Translation
"Yes, Jonathan," Saul said, "you must die! May God strike me and even kill me if you do not die for this."

English Standard Version
And Saul said, “God do so to me and more also; you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

Berean Study Bible
And Saul declared “May God punish me, and ever so severely, if you, Jonathan, do not surely die!”

New American Standard Bible
Saul said, "May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

King James Bible
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Christian Standard Bible
Saul declared to him, "May God punish me and do so severely if you do not die, Jonathan!"

Contemporary English Version
"Yes, Jonathan. I swear to God that you must die."

Good News Translation
Saul said to him, "May God strike me dead if you are not put to death!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul declared to him, "May God punish me and do so severely if you do not die, Jonathan!"

International Standard Version
Saul said, "May God do this to me and even more, if you don't surely die, Jonathan!"

NET Bible
Saul said, "God will punish me severely if Jonathan doesn't die!"

New Heart English Bible
Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul said, "May God do worse things to me than are in this curse if you do not die, Jonathan!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Saul said: 'God do so and more also; thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.'

New American Standard 1977
And Saul said, “May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Saul answered, God do so and more also, for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

American King James Version
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

American Standard Version
And Saul said, God do so and more also; for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Saul said to him, God do so to me, and more also, thou shalt surely die to-day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul said: May God do so and so to me, and add still more: for dying thou shalt die, O Jonathan.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said, God do so [to me] and more also; thou shalt certainly die, Jonathan.

English Revised Version
And Saul said, God do so and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Saul answered, God do so, and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

World English Bible
Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith, 'Thus doth God do, and thus doth He add, for thou dost certainly die, Jonathan.'
Study Bible
The People Save Jonathan
43“Tell me what you have done,” Saul commanded him. So Jonathan told him, “I only tasted a little honey with the end of the staff that was in my hand. And now I must die?” 44And Saul declared “May God punish me, and ever so severely, if you, Jonathan, do not surely die!” 45But the people said to Saul, “Must Jonathan die—he who accomplished such a great deliverance for Israel? Never! As surely as the LORD lives, not a hair of his head will fall to the ground, for with God’s help he has accomplished this today.” So the people rescued Jonathan, and he did not die.…
Cross References
Ruth 1:17
Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me."

1 Samuel 14:39
As surely as the LORD lives who delivers Israel, even if it is my son Jonathan, he must die!" But not one of the troops said a word.

1 Samuel 25:22
May God punish David, and ever so severely, if I let one of his men survive until morning."

Treasury of Scripture

And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

God

1 Samuel 25:22
So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.

Ruth 1:17
Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.

2 Samuel 3:9
So do God to Abner, and more also, except, as the LORD hath sworn to David, even so I do to him;

thou shalt

1 Samuel 14:39
For, as the LORD liveth, which saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

Genesis 38:24
And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.

2 Samuel 12:5,31
And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: …







Lexicon
And Saul
שָׁא֔וּל (šā·’ūl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7586: Saul -- first king of Israel, also an Edomite and two Israelites

declared
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“May God
אֱלֹהִ֖ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

punish me,
יַעֲשֶׂ֥ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

and ever so
וְכֹ֣ה (wə·ḵōh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

severely,
יוֹסִ֑ף (yō·w·sip̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3254: To add, augment

if you, Jonathan,
יוֹנָתָֽן׃ (yō·w·nā·ṯān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3129: Jonathan

do not
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

surely
מ֥וֹת (mō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

die!”
תָּמ֖וּת (tā·mūṯ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill
Verse 44. - God do so, etc. Again Saul takes an oath to put Jonathan to death, supposing himself bound by his former words. But he must have been pained beyond measure at the miserable consequences of his rashness, and have bitterly reproached himself for thus twice marring the happiness of the day by unhallowed oaths. Jonathan's trespass, committed unwittingly, required nothing more than a trespass offering for its expiation, nor did the silence of the Urim and Thummim imply any fault in him. The fault lay in Saul having imposed an oath upon the army; that oath had been broken, and a formal expiation must be made. But Saul was by nature a despot, and could endure nothing that seemed even for the moment to stand in his way. 14:36-46 If God turns away our prayer, we have reason to suspect it is for some sin harboured in our hearts, which we should find out, that we may put it away, and put it to death. We should always first suspect and examine ourselves; but an unhumbled heart suspects every other person, and looks every where but at home for the sinful cause of calamity. Jonathan was discovered to be the offender. Those most indulgent to their own sins are most severe upon others; those who most disregard God's authority, are most impatient when their own commands are slighted. Such as cast abroad curses, endanger themselves and their families. What do we observe in the whole of Saul's behaviour on this occasion, but an impetuous, proud, malignant, impious disposition? And do we not in every instance perceive that man, left to himself, betrays the depravity of his nature, and is enslaved to the basest tempers.
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