1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Alternate Versions of 1 Samuel 20-17

A Conservative Version: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him. For he loved him as he loved his own soul.

American Standard Version: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, for the love that he had to him; for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan again took an oath to David, because of his love for him: for David was as dear to him as his very soul.

Darby English Bible: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, by the love he had for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

King James Version: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

King James Version (UK): 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Webster's: 1 Samuel 20:17
And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Samuel 20:17
and Jonathan addeth to cause David to swear, because he loveth him, for with the love of his own soul he hath loved him.

Verses Related to 1 Samuel 20-17

Deuteronomy 13:6
If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son, or your daughter, or the wife of your bosom, or your friend, who is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known, you, nor your fathers;

1 Samuel 18:1
It happened, when he had made an end of 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 18:3
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

2 Samuel 1:26
I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan: Very pleasant have you been to me: Your love to me was wonderful, Passing the love of women.

Proverbs 18:24
A man of many companions may be ruined, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.