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1 Samuel 20:3 NIV

3 But David took an oath and said, “Your father knows very well that I have found favor in your eyes, and he has said to himself, ‘Jonathan must not know this or he will be grieved.’ Yet as surely as the LORD lives and as you live, there is only a step between me and death.”

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  • a 20:25 - Septuagint; Hebrew "wall. Jonathan arose"
  • b 20:42 - In Hebrew texts this sentence (20:42b) is numbered 21:1.