1 Samuel 20:18
Good News Translation
Then Jonathan said to him, "Since tomorrow is the New Moon Festival, your absence will be noticed if you aren't at the meal.

Contemporary English Version
After this Jonathan said: Tomorrow is the New Moon Festival, and people will wonder where you are, because your place at the table will be empty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jonathan said to him: To morrow is the new moon, and thou wilt be missed:

New American Bible
Jonathan then said to him: “Tomorrow is the new moon; you will be missed, since your place will be vacant.

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And Jonathan said to him: To morrow is the new moon, and thou wilt be missed:

new moon (See on verse

1 Samuel 20:5 And David said to Jonathan: Behold to morrow is the new moon, and I, according to custom, am wont to sit beside the king to eat: let me go then that I may be hid in the field till the evening of the third day.

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and thou shalt Among the terms of salutation and compliment used in Persia, one was, `according to my mode of notation in italics, (), signifying, Thy place or seat was empty among thy friends. This phrase, or the greater part of it, was frequently addressed to myself when coming into a circle of Persian acquaintances, after an absence of several days or weeks. It reminded me of a passage in the First book of Samuel, (ch

1 Samuel 20:18 And Jonathan said to him: To morrow is the new moon, and thou wilt be missed:

) And thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty. And again, David's place was empty.' Sir W. Ouseley's Travels, vol i. preface, p.16

empty [heb] missed

Context
Jonathan and David Renew Their Covenant
17And Jonathan swore again to David, because he loved him: for he loved him as his own soul. 18And Jonathan said to him: To morrow is the new moon, and thou wilt be missed:19For thy seat will be empty till after to morrow. So thou shalt go down quickly, and come to the place where thou must he hid, on the day when it is lawful to work, and thou shalt remain beside the stone, which is called Ezel.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:5
And David said to Jonathan: Behold to morrow is the new moon, and I, according to custom, am wont to sit beside the king to eat: let me go then that I may be hid in the field till the evening of the third day.

1 Samuel 20:19
For thy seat will be empty till after to morrow. So thou shalt go down quickly, and come to the place where thou must he hid, on the day when it is lawful to work, and thou shalt remain beside the stone, which is called Ezel.

1 Samuel 20:25
And when the king sat down upon his chair, (according to custom) which was beside the wall, Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place appeared empty.

Additional Translations
Then Jonathan said to David, “Tomorrow is the New Moon, and you will be missed if your seat is empty.Then Jonathan said to David, To morrow is the new moon: and you shall be missed, because your seat will be empty.

Then Jonathan said unto him, To-morrow is the new moon: and thou wilt be missed, because thy seat will be empty.

And Jonathan said, To-morrow is the new moon, and thou wilt be enquired for, because thy seat will be observed as vacant.

And Jonathan said to him, To-morrow is the new moon; and thou wilt be missed, for thy seat will be empty;

Then Jonathan said unto him, Tomorrow is the new moon: and thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty.

Then Jonathan said to David, To-morrow is the new-moon: and thou wilt be missed, because thy seat will be empty.

Then Jonathan said to him, "Tomorrow is the new moon: and you will be missed, because your seat will be empty.

And Jonathan saith to him, 'To-morrow is new moon, and thou hast been looked after, for thy seat is looked after;
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