New International Version
and he said to the boy, "Run and find the arrows I shoot." As the boy ran, he shot an arrow beyond him.
King James Bible
And he said unto his lad, Run, find out now the arrows which I shoot. And as the lad ran, he shot an arrow beyond him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to his lad, Run, find now the arrows which I shoot. The lad ran, and he shot the arrow beyond him.
World English Bible
He said to his boy, "Run, find now the arrows which I shoot." As the boy ran, he shot an arrow beyond him.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to his youth, 'Run, find, I pray thee, the arrows which I am shooting;' the youth is running, and he hath shot the arrow, causing it to pass over him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jonathan arose - in fierce anger - We should probably understand this rather of Jonathan's grief than of his anger, the latter clause explaining the former: for he was grieved for David. He was grieved for his father - he was grieved for his friend.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
beyond him [heb] to pass over him
LibraryJonathan, the Pattern of Friendship
'And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life? 2. And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die: behold, my father will do nothing either great or small, but that he will shew it me: and why should my father hide this thing from me? it is not so. 3. And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Samuel 20:20
I will shoot three arrows to the side of it, as though I were shooting at a target.
1 Samuel 20:21
Then I will send a boy and say, 'Go, find the arrows.' If I say to him, 'Look, the arrows are on this side of you; bring them here,' then come, because, as surely as the LORD lives, you are safe; there is no danger.
1 Samuel 20:35
In the morning Jonathan went out to the field for his meeting with David. He had a small boy with him,
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