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1 Samuel 20:42

42 Then Jonathan said to David, s“Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, t‘The Lord shall be between me and you, uand between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’ ” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.7

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1 Samuel 20:42 — The New International Version (NIV)

42 Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘The Lord is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants forever.’ ” Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.

1 Samuel 20:42 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

42 And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, The Lord be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever. And he arose and departed: and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — New Living Translation (NLT)

42 At last Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, for we have sworn loyalty to each other in the Lord’s name. The Lord is the witness of a bond between us and our children forever.” Then David left, and Jonathan returned to the town.

1 Samuel 20:42 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

42 Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, since we have both sworn in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘May the Lord be between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants, forever.’ ” So he arose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — New Century Version (NCV)

42 Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace. We have promised by the Lord that we will be friends. We said, ‘The Lord will be a witness between you and me, and between our descendants always.’ ” Then David left, and Jonathan went back to town.

1 Samuel 20:42 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

42 And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have sworn both of us in the name of Jehovah, saying, Jehovah shall be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed, for ever. And he arose and departed: and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

42 And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have both of us sworn in the name of Jehovah, saying, Jehovah be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever! And he arose and departed; and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

42 “Go in peace!” Jonathan told David. “We have both taken an oath in the Lord’s name, saying, ‘The Lord will be a witness between me and you and between my descendants and your descendants forever.’ ”

So David left, and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

42 Jonathan then said to David, “Go in the assurance the two of us pledged in the name of the Lord when we said: The Lord will be a witness between you and me and between my offspring and your offspring forever.” Then David left, and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

42 Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, since both of us have sworn in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘The Lord shall be between me and you, and between my descendants and your descendants, forever.’ ” He got up and left; and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

42 Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, because we have sworn, the two of us, an oath in the name of Yahweh, saying, “Yahweh will be between me and you, and between my offspring and your offspring forever.” Then he got up and left, and Jonathan went into the city.

1 Samuel 20:42 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

42 Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace. In the name of the Lord we have taken an oath. We’ve promised to be friends. We’ve said, ‘The Lord is a witness between you and me. He’s a witness between your children and my children forever.’ ”

Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.

1 Samuel 20:42 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

42 Jonathan said to David, “Go in safety, inasmuch as we have sworn to each other in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘The Lord will be between me and you, and between my descendants and your descendants forever.’ ” Then he rose and departed, while Jonathan went into the city.