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1 Samuel 18:1

Saul’s Growing Fear of David

18 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathanp became one in spirit with David, and he lovedq him as himself.r

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1 Samuel 18:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

After David had finished talking with Saul, he met Jonathan, the king’s son. There was an immediate bond between them, for Jonathan loved David.

1 Samuel 18:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

When David finished talking with Saul, Jonathan felt very close to David. He loved David as much as he loved himself.

1 Samuel 18:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And it came to pass, when he had ended speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

David finished talking to Saul. After that, Jonathan became David’s closest friend. He loved David as much as ⸤he loved⸥ himself.

1 Samuel 18:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

When David had finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan committed himself to David, and loved him as much as he loved himself.

1 Samuel 18:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When David had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was bound to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

When he finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan became attached to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

David finished talking with Saul. After that, Jonathan and David became close friends. Jonathan loved David just as he loved himself.

1 Samuel 18:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.