2 Samuel 1:23
Good News Translation
"Saul and Jonathan, so wonderful and dear; together in life, together in death; swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

Contemporary English Version
It was easy to love Saul and Jonathan. Together in life, together in death, they were faster than eagles and stronger than lions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saul and Jonathan, lovely, and comely in their life, even in death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Saul and Jonathan, lovely, and comely in their life, even in death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

pleasant.

1 Samuel 18:1 And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, the son of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 20:2 And he said to him: (God forbid, thou shalt not die: for my father will do nothing, great or little, without first telling me: hath then my father hid this word only from me? no, this shall not be.

they were

1 Samuel 31:1-5 And the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gelboe. . . .

swifter

2 Samuel 2:18 And there were the three sons of Sarvia there, Joab, and Abisai, and Asael: now Asael was a most swift runner, like one of the roes that abide in the woods.

Deuteronomy 28:49 The Lord will bring upon thee a nation from afar, and from the uttermost ends of the earth, like an eagle that flyeth swiftly, whose tongue thou canst not understand,

1 Chronicles 12:8 From Gaddi also there went over to David, when he lay hid in the wilderness most valiant men, and excellent warriors, holding shield and spear: whose faces were like the faces of a lion, and they were swift like the roebucks on the mountains.

Job 9:26 They have passed by as ships carrying fruits, as an eagle flying to the prey.

Jeremiah 4:13 Behold he shall come up as a cloud, and his chariots as a tempest: his horses are swifter than eagles: woe unto us, for we are laid waste.

Lamentations 4:19 Coph. Our persecutors were swifter than the eagles of the air: they pursued us upon the mountains, they lay in wait for us in the wilderness.

stronger

2 Samuel 23:20 And Banaias the son of Joiada a most valiant man, of great deeds, of Cabseel: he slew the two lions of Moab, and he went down, and slew a lion in the midst of a pit, in the time of snow.

Judges 14:18 And they, on the seventh day before the sun went down, said to him: What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said to them: If you had not ploughed with my heifer, you had not found out my riddle.

Proverbs 30:30 A lion, the strongest of beasts, who hath no fear of any thing he meeteth:

Context
David's Song for Saul and Jonathan
22From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the valiant, the arrow of Jonathan never turned back, and the sword of Saul did not return empty. 23Saul and Jonathan, lovely, and comely in their life, even in death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.24Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you with scarlet in delights, who gave ornaments of gold for your attire.…
Cross References
Judges 14:18
And they, on the seventh day before the sun went down, said to him: What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said to them: If you had not ploughed with my heifer, you had not found out my riddle.

2 Samuel 1:24
Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you with scarlet in delights, who gave ornaments of gold for your attire.

Proverbs 30:30
A lion, the strongest of beasts, who hath no fear of any thing he meeteth:

Songs 5:16
His throat most sweet, and he is all lovely: such is my beloved, and he is my friend, O ye daughters of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 4:13
Behold he shall come up as a cloud, and his chariots as a tempest: his horses are swifter than eagles: woe unto us, for we are laid waste.

Additional Translations
Saul and Jonathan, beloved and delightful in life, were not divided in death. They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, And in their death they were not divided: They were swifter than eagles, They were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan, the beloved and the beautiful, were not divided: comely were they in their life, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, and they were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan, beloved and pleasant in their lives, Even in their death were not divided; They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives. In their death, they were not divided. They were swifter than eagles. They were stronger than lions.

Saul and Jonathan! They are loved and pleasant in their lives, And in their death they have not been parted. Than eagles they have been lighter, Than lions they have been mightier!
Jump to Previous
Beloved Death Divided Eagles Gracious Jonathan Loved Lovely Mightier Parted Pleasant Pleasing Quickly Saul Stronger Swifter
Jump to Next
Beloved Death Divided Eagles Gracious Jonathan Loved Lovely Mightier Parted Pleasant Pleasing Quickly Saul Stronger Swifter
Links
2 Samuel 1:23 NIV
2 Samuel 1:23 NLT
2 Samuel 1:23 ESV
2 Samuel 1:23 NASB
2 Samuel 1:23 KJV

2 Samuel 1:23 Bible Apps
2 Samuel 1:23 Biblia Paralela
2 Samuel 1:23 Chinese Bible
2 Samuel 1:23 French Bible
2 Samuel 1:23 German Bible

Alphabetical: and beloved death eagles gracious in Jonathan life lions loved not parted pleasant Saul stronger swifter than their they were

OT History: 2 Samuel 1:23 Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant (2Sa iiSam 2 Sam ii sam) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

2 Samuel 1:22
Top of Page
Top of Page