1 Samuel 20:28
Good News Translation
Jonathan answered, "He begged me to let him go to Bethlehem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jonathan answered Saul: He asked leave of me earnestly to go to Bethlehem.

New American Bible
Jonathan explained to Saul: “David pleaded with me to let him go to Bethlehem.

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And Jonathan answered Saul: He asked leave of me earnestly to go to Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 20:6 If thy father look and inquire for me, thou shalt answer him: David asked me that he might run to Bethlehem, his own city: because there are solemn sacrifices there for all of his tribe.

Context
Jonathan and David Renew Their Covenant
27And when the second day after the new moon was come, David's place appeared empty again. And Saul said to Jonathan, his son: Why cometh not the son of Isai to meat neither yesterday, nor to day? 28And Jonathan answered Saul: He asked leave of me earnestly to go to Bethlehem.29And he said: Let me go, for there is a solemn sacrifice in the city, one of my brethren hath sent for me: and now if I have found favour in thy eyes, I will go quickly, and see my brethren. For this cause he came not to the king's table.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:6
If thy father look and inquire for me, thou shalt answer him: David asked me that he might run to Bethlehem, his own city: because there are solemn sacrifices there for all of his tribe.

1 Samuel 20:27
And when the second day after the new moon was come, David's place appeared empty again. And Saul said to Jonathan, his son: Why cometh not the son of Isai to meat neither yesterday, nor to day?

1 Samuel 20:29
And he said: Let me go, for there is a solemn sacrifice in the city, one of my brethren hath sent for me: and now if I have found favour in thy eyes, I will go quickly, and see my brethren. For this cause he came not to the king's table.

Additional Translations
Jonathan answered, “David urgently requested my permission to go to Bethlehem,And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem:

And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

And Jonathan answered Saul, and said to him, David asked leave of me to go as far as Bethleem his city;

And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me [to go] to Bethlehem,

And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth-lehem:

Jonathan answered Saul, "David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.

And Jonathan answereth Saul, 'David hath been earnestly asked of me unto Beth-Lehem,
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