1 Samuel 20:40
New International Version
Then Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy and said, "Go, carry them back to town."

New Living Translation
Then Jonathan gave his bow and arrows to the boy and told him to take them back to town.

English Standard Version
And Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy and said to him, “Go and carry them to the city.”

Berean Study Bible
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the boy and said, “Go, take it back to the city.”

New American Standard Bible
Then Jonathan gave his weapons to his lad and said to him, "Go, bring them to the city."

King James Bible
And Jonathan gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the servant who was with him and said, "Go, take it back to the city."

Contemporary English Version
Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy and told him, "Take these back into town."

Good News Translation
Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy and told him to take them back to town.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the young man who was with him and said, "Go, take it back to the city."

International Standard Version
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the servant who was with him and told him, "Go, take these things to the city."

NET Bible
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the servant who was with him. He said to him, "Go, take these things back to the city."

New Heart English Bible
Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy, and said to him, "Go, carry them to the city."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy. He told the boy, "Take them back into town."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him: 'Go, carry them to the city.'

New American Standard 1977
Then Jonathan gave his weapons to his lad and said to him, “Go, bring them to the city.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

American King James Version
And Jonathan gave his artillery to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

American Standard Version
And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy, and said to his boy, Go, enter into the city.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jonathan therefore gave his arms to the boy, and said to him: Go, and carry them into the city.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan gave his weapons to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

English Revised Version
And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jonathan gave his arms to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

World English Bible
Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy, and said to him, "Go, carry them to the city."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan giveth his weapons unto the youth whom he hath, and saith to him, 'Go, carry into the city.'
Study Bible
Saul Seeks to Kill Jonathan
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.” 41When the young man had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone, fell facedown, and bowed three times. Then he and Jonathan kissed each other and wept together—though David wept more.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:39
But the boy did not know anything; only Jonathan and David knew the arrangement.

1 Samuel 20:41
When the young man had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone, fell facedown, and bowed three times. Then he and Jonathan kissed each other and wept together--though David wept more.

Treasury of Scripture

And Jonathan gave his artillery to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

his lad [heb] the lad that was his







Lexicon
Then 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

gave
וַיִּתֵּ֤ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

his equipment
כֵּלָ֔יו (kê·lāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the boy
הַנַּ֖עַר (han·na·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

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

“Go,
לֵ֖ךְ (lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

take it back
הָבֵ֥יא (hā·ḇê)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to the city.”
הָעִֽיר׃ (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement
(40) His artillery.--Literally, his implements. The word "artillery," expressive though it be, would scarcely now be used in this sense; we should now translate the Hebrew word by "arms."

Verses 40-42. - His artillery. I.e. his weapons. To get rid of the boy Jonathan sends him home with his bow and arrows, and then David arose out of a place toward the south, or "from the south side" of the stone Ezel, and while not forgetting in his repeated obeisance the honour due to Jonathan's dignity, yet friendship prevailed, and they kissed one another and wept sore, until David exceeded, i.e. broke down, and was completely mastered by his grief. And so they parted, David to begin a life of danger and wandering, while Jonathan returned to the city to be a dutiful son to Saul. Phillipson remarks, "The scenes in this chapter are some of the most affecting presented to us in history, whether in old or modern times, and we may Well wonder at the delicacy of feeling and the gentleness of the sentiments which these two men in those old rough times entertained for one another. No ancient writer has set before us so noble an example of a heart felt, unselfish, and thoroughly human state of feeling, and none has described friendship with such entire truth in all its relations, and with such complete and profound knowledge of the human heart."



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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