1 Samuel 20:39
New International Version
(The boy knew nothing about all this; only Jonathan and David knew.)

New Living Translation
He, of course, suspected nothing; only Jonathan and David understood the signal.

English Standard Version
But the boy knew nothing. Only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Berean Study Bible
But the boy did not know anything; only Jonathan and David knew the arrangement.

New American Standard Bible
But the lad was not aware of anything; only Jonathan and David knew about the matter.

King James Bible
But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Christian Standard Bible
He did not know anything; only Jonathan and David knew the arrangement.

Contemporary English Version
but he had no idea about what was going on. Only Jonathan and David knew.

Good News Translation
not knowing what it all meant; only Jonathan and David knew.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did not know anything; only Jonathan and David knew the arrangement.

International Standard Version
The servant was not aware of anything. Only Jonathan and David understood what had happened.

NET Bible
(Now the servant did not understand any of this. Only Jonathan and David knew what was going on.)

New Heart English Bible
But the boy did not know anything. Only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The boy had no idea what was going on, but Jonathan and David understood.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the lad knew not any thing; only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

New American Standard 1977
But the lad was not aware of anything; only Jonathan and David knew about the matter.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the lad did not understand anything; only Jonathan and David understood the matter.

King James 2000 Bible
But the lad knew not anything: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

American King James Version
But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

American Standard Version
But the lad knew not anything: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the boy knew nothing, only Jonathan and David knew.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he knew not at all what was doing: for only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Darby Bible Translation
And the lad knew nothing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

English Revised Version
But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

World English Bible
But the boy didn't know anything. Only Jonathan and David knew the matter.

Young's Literal Translation
And the youth hath not known anything, only Jonathan and David knew the word.
Study Bible
Saul Seeks to Kill Jonathan
38Then Jonathan cried out, “Hurry! Make haste! Do not delay!” So the boy picked up the arrow and returned to his master. 39But the boy did not know anything; only Jonathan and David knew the arrangement. 40Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the boy and said, “Go, take it back to the city.”…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:38
Then Jonathan cried out, "Hurry! Make haste! Do not delay!" So the boy picked up the arrow and returned to his master.

1 Samuel 20:40
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the boy and said, "Go, take it back to the city."

Treasury of Scripture

But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan and David knew the matter.







Lexicon
But the boy
וְהַנַּ֖עַר (wə·han·na·‘ar)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

did not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

know
יָדַ֣ע (yā·ḏa‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

anything;
מְא֑וּמָה (mə·’ū·māh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3972: A speck, point, nothing

only
אַ֤ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

Jonathan
יְהֽוֹנָתָן֙ (yə·hō·w·nā·ṯān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3083: Jonathan -- 'the LORD has given', the name of a number of Israelites

and David
וְדָוִ֔ד (wə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

knew
יָדְע֖וּ (yā·ḏə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

the arrangement.
הַדָּבָֽר׃ (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause
20:35-42 The separation of two such faithful friends was grievous to both, but David's case was the more deplorable, for David was leaving all his comforts, even those of God's sanctuary. Christians need not sorrow, as men without hope; but being one with Christ, they are one with each other, and will meet in his presence ere long, to part no more; to meet where all tears shall be wiped from their eyes.
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