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1 Samuel 20:38

    1 Samuel 20:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Jonathan went on crying out after the boy, Be quick, do not keep waiting about, go quickly. And Jonathan's boy got the arrow and came back to his master.

    Webster's Revision

    And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    World English Bible

    Jonathan cried after the boy, "Go fast! Hurry! Don't delay!" Jonathan's boy gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 20:38

    Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.
    Stay - Support; something one relies upon.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 20:38

    Make speed, haste, stay not - Though these words appear to be addressed to the lad, yet they were spoken to David, indicating that his life was at stake, and only a prompt flight could save him.