1 Samuel 14:9
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New International Version
If they say to us, 'Wait there until we come to you,' we will stay where we are and not go up to them.

King James Bible
If they say thus unto us, Tarry until we come to you; then we will stand still in our place, and will not go up unto them.

Darby Bible Translation
If they say thus to us, Stand still until we come to you, then we will stay in our place, and will not go up to them.

World English Bible
If they say thus to us, 'Wait until we come to you!' then we will stand still in our place, and will not go up to them.

Young's Literal Translation
if thus they say unto us, 'Stand still till we have come unto you,' then we have stood in our place, and do not go up unto them;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If they say thus unto us - Jonathan had no doubt asked this as a sign from God; exactly as Eliezer the servant of Abraham did, Genesis 24:12.

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Genesis 24:13,14 Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water...

Judges 6:36-40 And Gideon said to God, If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said...

Tarry [heb] Be still

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
Judges 7:11
and listen to what they are saying. Afterward, you will be encouraged to attack the camp." So he and Purah his servant went down to the outposts of the camp.

1 Samuel 14:8
Jonathan said, "Come on, then; we will cross over toward them and let them see us.

1 Samuel 14:10
But if they say, 'Come up to us,' we will climb up, because that will be our sign that the LORD has given them into our hands."

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