1 Samuel 20:7
Good News Translation
If he says, 'All right,' I will be safe; but if he becomes angry, you will know that he is determined to harm me.

Contemporary English Version
If your father says it's all right, then I'm safe. But if he gets angry, you'll know he wants to harm me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If he shall say: It is well: thy servant shall have peace: but if he be angry, know that his malice is come to its height.

New American Bible
If he says, ‘Very well,’ your servant is safe. But if he becomes quite angry, you can be sure he has planned some harm.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If he shall say: It is well: thy servant shall have peace: but if he be angry, know that his malice is come to its height.

It is well

Deuteronomy 1:23 And because the saying pleased me, I sent of you twelve men, one of every tribe:

2 Samuel 17:4 And his saying pleased Absalom, and all the ancients of Israel.

evil

1 Samuel 20:9 And Jonathan said: Far be this from thee: for if I should certainly know that evil is determined by my father against thee, I could do no otherwise than tell thee.

1 Samuel 25:17 Wherefore consider, and think what thou hast to do: for evil is determined against thy husband, and against thy house, and he is a son of Belial, so that no man can speak to him.

Esther 7:7 But the king being angry rose up, and went from the place of the banquet into the garden set with trees. Aman also rose up to entreat Esther the queen for his life, for he understood that evil was prepared for him by the king.

Context
Jonathan Helps David
6If 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. 7If he shall say: It is well: thy servant shall have peace: but if he be angry, know that his malice is come to its height.8Deal mercifully then with thy servant: for thou hast brought me, thy servant, into a covenant of the Lord with thee. But if there be any iniquity in me, do thou kill me, and bring me not in to thy father.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:33
And Saul caught up a spear to strike him. And Jonathan understood that it was determined by his father to kill David.

1 Samuel 25:17
Wherefore consider, and think what thou hast to do: for evil is determined against thy husband, and against thy house, and he is a son of Belial, so that no man can speak to him.

Additional Translations
If he says, ‘Good,’ then your servant is safe, but if he is enraged, you will know he has evil intentions.If he say thus, It is well; your servant shall have peace: but if he be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him.

If he say thus, It is well; thy servant shall have peace: but if he be wroth, then know that evil is determined by him.

If he shall say thus, Well, — all is safe for thy servant: but if he shall answer harshly to thee, know that evil is determined by him.

If he say thus, It is well, -- thy servant shall have peace; but if he be very wroth, be sure that evil is determined by him.

If he say thus, It is well; thy servant shall have peace: but if he be wroth, then know that evil is determined by him.

If he shall say thus, It is well; thy servant will have peace: but if he shall be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him.

If he says, 'It is well;' your servant shall have peace: but if he be angry, then know that evil is determined by him.

If thus he say: Good; peace is for thy servant; and if it be very displeasing to him -- know that the evil hath been determined by him;
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