2 Samuel 1:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Saulשָׁא֣וּל
(sha·'ul)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
and Jonathan,וִיהֹונָתָ֗ן
(vi·ho·v·na·tan)
3083: "the LORD has given," the name of a number of Isr.from Yhvh and nathan
belovedהַנֶּאֱהָבִ֤ים
(han·ne·'e·ha·vim)
157: to lovea prim. root
and pleasantוְהַנְּעִימִם֙
(ve·han·ne·'i·mim)
5273a: pleasant, delightfulfrom naem
in their life, 
 
2425b: lifefrom chayah
And in their deathוּבְמֹותָ֖ם
(u·ve·mo·v·tam)
4194: deathfrom muth
they were not parted;נִפְרָ֑דוּ
(nif·ra·du;)
6504: to dividea prim. root
They were swifterקַ֔לּוּ
(kal·lu,)
7043: to be slight, swift or triflinga prim. root
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
eagles,מִנְּשָׁרִ֣ים
(min·ne·sha·rim)
5404: an eaglea prim. root
They were strongerגָּבֵֽרוּ׃
(ga·ve·ru.)
1396: to be strong, mightya prim. root
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
lions.מֵאֲרָיֹ֖ות
(me·'a·ra·yo·vt)
738: a lionfrom arah









KJV Lexicon
Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
and Jonathan
Yhownathan  (yeh-ho-naw-thawn')
Jehovah-given; Jehonathan, the name of four Israelites -- Jonathan.
were lovely
'ahab  (aw-hab')
to have affection for (sexually or otherwise) -- (be-)love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.
and pleasant
na`iym  (naw-eem')
delightful (objective or subjective, literal or figurative) -- pleasant(-ure), sweet.
in their lives
chay  (khah'-ee)
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
and in their death
maveth  (maw'-veth)
death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin -- (be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
they were not divided
parad  (paw-rad')
to break through, i.e. spread or separate (oneself) -- disperse, divide, be out of joint, part, scatter (abroad), separate (self), sever self, stretch, sunder.
they were swifter
qalal  (kaw-lal')
to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.)whet.
than eagles
nesher  (neh'-sher)
the eagle (or other large bird of prey) -- eagle.
they were stronger
gabar  (gaw-bar')
to be strong; by implication, to prevail, act insolently -- exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more (strength), strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.
than lions
'ariy  (ar-ee')
a lion -- (young) lion, + pierce (from the margin).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Saul and Jonathan, beloved and pleasant in their life, And in their death they were not parted; They were swifter than eagles, They were stronger than lions.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul and Jonathan, loved and delightful, they were not parted in life or in death. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

International Standard Version
Saul and Jonathan, loved and handsome in life, in death were not separated. Swifter than eagles they were, and more valiant than lions.

NET Bible
Saul and Jonathan were greatly loved during their lives, and not even in their deaths were they separated. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul and Jonathan were loved and well-liked while they were living. They were not separated even when they died. They were swifter than eagles and stronger than lions.

King James 2000 Bible
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.
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