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1 Samuel 19:6

    1 Samuel 19:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As the LORD liveth, he shall not be slain.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, As the LORD lives, he shall not be slain.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As Jehovah liveth, he shall not be put to death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Saul gave ear to the voice of Jonathan, and said with an oath, By the living Lord, he is not to be put to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As Jehovah liveth, he shall not be put to death.

    World English Bible

    Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan: and Saul swore, "As Yahweh lives, he shall not be put to death."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As the LORD liveth, he shall not be put to death.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 19:6

    He shall not be slain - In consequence of this oath, we may suppose he issued orders contrary to those which he had given the preceding day.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 19:6

    19:6 As the Lord, and c. - And without all doubt, he intended what he said, feeling a real change in himself for the present. God, says Mr. Henry, inclined the heart of Saul to hearken to the voice of Jonathan.