1-samuel 20 :40

1-samuel 20 :40 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And Jonathan gave his artillery to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And Jonathan gave his artillery to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Jonathan gave his bow and arrows to the boy, and said to him, Take these and go back to the town.

Webster's Revision

And Jonathan gave his arms to his lad, and said to him, Go, carry them to the city.

World English Bible

Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy, and said to him, "Go, carry them to the city."

English Revised Version (ERV)

And Jonathan gave his weapons unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Definitions for 1-samuel 20 :40

Clarke's Commentary on 1-samuel 20 :40

Jonathan gave his artillery - I believe this to be the only place in our language where the word artillery is not applied to cannon or ordnance. The original (כלי keley) signifies simply instruments, and here means the bow, quiver, and arrows.

Barnes's Commentary on 1-samuel 20 :40

Wesley's Commentary on 1-samuel 20 :40

20:40 Artillery - His bow, and arrows, and quiver.
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