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1 Samuel 20:9

Then Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! For if I know for certain that my father decided evil should come upon you,j would I not have told it to you?”

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1 Samuel 20:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Never!” Jonathan said. “If I had the least inkling that my father was determined to harm you, wouldn’t I tell you?”

1 Samuel 20:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! If I knew that it was determined by my father that harm should come to you, would I not tell you?”

1 Samuel 20:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And Jonathan said, Far be it from thee: for if I knew certainly that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, then would not I tell it thee?

1 Samuel 20:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Never!” Jonathan exclaimed. “You know that if I had the slightest notion my father was planning to kill you, I would tell you at once.”

1 Samuel 20:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! For if I knew certainly that evil was determined by my father to come upon you, then would I not tell you?”

1 Samuel 20:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Jonathan answered, “No, never! If I learn that my father plans to hurt you, I will warn you!”

1 Samuel 20:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And Jonathan said, Far be it from thee; for if I should at all know that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, then would not I tell it thee?

1 Samuel 20:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Jonathan said, Far be it from thee; for, if I knew with certainty that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, would I not tell it thee?

1 Samuel 20:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Jonathan answered, “That’s unthinkable! If I knew for sure that my father had decided to harm you, I would have told you about it.”

1 Samuel 20:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“No!” Jonathan responded. “If I ever find out my father has evil intentions against you, wouldn’t I tell you about it?”

1 Samuel 20:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! If I knew that it was decided by my father that evil should come upon you, would I not tell you?”

1 Samuel 20:9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“I would never do that!” Jonathan said. “Suppose I had even the smallest clue that my father had made up his mind to harm you. Then I would tell you.”

1 Samuel 20:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! For if I should indeed learn that evil has been decided by my father to come upon you, then would I not tell you about it?”