So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, "May the LORD hold David's enemies accountable."
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 23:21
If you make a vow to the LORD your God, do not be slow to keep it, because He will surely require it of you, and you will be guilty of sin.
1 Samuel 20:42
And Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for the two of us have sworn in the name of the LORD when we said, 'May the LORD be a witness between you and me, and between your descendants and mine forever.'" Then David got up and departed, and Jonathan went back into the city.
1 Samuel 22:8
Is that why all of you have conspired against me? Not one of you told me that my own son had made a covenant with Jesse's son. Not one of you has shown concern for me or revealed to me that my son has stirred up my own servant to lie in wait against me, as is the case today."
1 Samuel 25:22
May God punish David, and ever so severely, if I let one of his men survive until morning."
Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, swore an oath to them and their men, assuring them, "Do not be afraid to serve the Chaldeans. Live in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will go well for you.
Chapter Outline1. David consults with Jonathan for his safety
11. Jonathan and David renew their covenant by oath
18. Jonathan's token to David
23. Saul, missing David, seeks to kill Jonathan
35. Jonathan affectionately takes his leave of David
Jump to PreviousAccount Covenant Cut David David's Enemies Hand Hands House Jonathan Require Responsible Sought Vengeance
Jump to NextAccount Covenant Cut David David's Enemies Hand Hands House Jonathan Require Responsible Sought Vengeance
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Let the Lord
1 Samuel 25:22
1 Samuel 31:2
2 Samuel 4:7, 8
2 Samuel 21:8
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