Bible: 1 Samuel 20:1-4

Jonathan Seeks to Protect David

20:1 David fled from Naioth in Ramah. He came to Jonathan and asked, 1  “What have I done? What is my offense? 2  How have I sinned before your father? For he is seeking my life!

20:2 Jonathan 3  said to him, “By no means are you going to die! My father does nothing 4  large or small without making me aware of it. 5  Why would my father hide this matter from me? It just won’t happen!

20:3 Taking an oath, David again 6  said, “Your father is very much aware of the fact 7  that I have found favor with you, and he has thought, 8 Don’t let Jonathan know about this, or he will be upset.’ But as surely as the Lord lives and you live, there is about one step between me and death! 20:4 Jonathan replied to David, “Tell me what I can do for you.” 9 

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