1 Samuel 14:44
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New International Version
Saul said, "May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you do not die, Jonathan."

King James Bible
And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said, God do so [to me] and more also; thou shalt certainly die, Jonathan.

World English Bible
Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith, 'Thus doth God do, and thus doth He add, for thou dost certainly die, Jonathan.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Saul answered - thou shalt surely die, Jonathan - To save thy rash oath! So must John Baptist's head be taken off at the desire of an impure woman, because a Herod had sworn to give her whatever she might request! Unfeeling brute! However, the king was Judge. But what said the people, who were the Jury?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


1 Samuel 25:22 So and more also do God to the enemies of David...

Ruth 1:17 Where you die, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part you and me.

2 Samuel 3:9 So do God to Abner, and more also, except, as the LORD has sworn to David, even so I do to him;

2 Samuel 19:13 And say you to Amasa, Are you not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also...

thou shalt

1 Samuel 14:39 For, as the LORD lives, which saves Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die...

Genesis 38:24 And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar your daughter in law has played the harlot...

2 Samuel 12:5,31 And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the LORD lives...

Proverbs 25:16 Have you found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for you, lest you be filled therewith, and vomit it.

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

A Divine Cordial
We know that all things work together for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans viii. 28. Introduction IF the whole Scripture be the feast of the soul, as Ambrose said, then Romans 8 may be a dish at that feast, and with its sweet variety may very much refresh and animate the hearts of Gods people. In the preceding verses the apostle had been wading through the great doctrines of justification and adoption, mysteries so arduous and profound, that
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Cross References
Ruth 1:17
Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD deal with me, be it ever so severely, if even death separates you and me."

1 Samuel 14:39
As surely as the LORD who rescues Israel lives, even if the guilt lies with my son Jonathan, he must die." But not one of them said a word.

1 Samuel 25:22
May God deal with David, be it ever so severely, if by morning I leave alive one male of all who belong to him!"

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