1 Samuel 18:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3772 [e]וַיִּכְרֹ֧ת
way-yiḵ-rōṯ
And madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3083 [e]יְהוֹנָתָ֛ן
yə-hō-w-nā-ṯān
JonathanN-proper-ms
1732 [e]וְדָוִ֖ד
wə-ḏā-wiḏ
and DavidConj-w | N-proper-ms
1285 [e]בְּרִ֑ית
bə-rîṯ;
a covenantN-fs
160 [e]בְּאַהֲבָת֥וֹ
bə-’a-hă-ḇā-ṯōw
because of his lovePrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
853 [e]אֹת֖וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
for himDirObjM | 3ms
5315 [e]כְּנַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
kə-nap̄-šōw.
as his own soulPrep-k | N-fsc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 18:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּכְרֹ֧ת יְהֹונָתָ֛ן וְדָוִ֖ד בְּרִ֑ית בְּאַהֲבָתֹ֥ו אֹתֹ֖ו כְּנַפְשֹֽׁו׃

שמואל א 18:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויכרת יהונתן ודוד ברית באהבתו אתו כנפשו׃

שמואל א 18:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויכרת יהונתן ודוד ברית באהבתו אתו כנפשו׃

שמואל א 18:3 Hebrew Bible
ויכרת יהונתן ודוד ברית באהבתו אתו כנפשו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

King James Bible
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as much as himself.
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