1 Samuel 20:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3254 [e]וַיּ֤וֹסֶף
way-yō-w-sep̄
And caused againConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
3083 [e]יְהֽוֹנָתָן֙
yə-hō-w-nā-ṯān
JonathanN-proper-ms
7650 [e]לְהַשְׁבִּ֣יעַ
lə-haš-bî-a‘
to vowPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1732 [e]דָּוִ֔ד
dā-wiḏ,
DavidN-proper-ms
160 [e]בְּאַהֲבָת֖וֹ
bə-’a-hă-ḇā-ṯōw
because of his lovePrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
853 [e]אֹת֑וֹ
’ō-ṯōw;
for himDirObjM | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
for asConj
160 [e]אַהֲבַ֥ת
’a-hă-ḇaṯ
the loveN-fsc
5315 [e]נַפְשׁ֖וֹ
nap̄-šōw
of his own soulN-fsc | 3ms
157 [e]אֲהֵבֽוֹ׃
’ă-hê-ḇōw.
he loved himV-Qal-Perf-3ms | 3ms
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Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 20:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤וסֶף יְהֹֽונָתָן֙ לְהַשְׁבִּ֣יעַ אֶת־דָּוִ֔ד בְּאַהֲבָתֹ֖ו אֹתֹ֑ו כִּֽי־אַהֲבַ֥ת נַפְשֹׁ֖ו אֲהֵבֹֽו׃ ס

שמואל א 20:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויוסף יהונתן להשביע את־דוד באהבתו אתו כי־אהבת נפשו אהבו׃ ס

שמואל א 20:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויוסף יהונתן להשביע את־דוד באהבתו אתו כי־אהבת נפשו אהבו׃ ס

שמואל א 20:17 Hebrew Bible
ויוסף יהונתן להשביע את דוד באהבתו אתו כי אהבת נפשו אהבו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.

King James Bible
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan once again swore to David in his love for him, because he loved him as he loved himself.
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