After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan1 became one in spirit with David, and he loved2 him as himself.3
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From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return to his father's house.
And Jonathan made a covenant4 with David because he loved him as himself.
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Jonathan took off the robe5 he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt.6
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Whatever Saul sent him to do, David did it so successfully7 that Saul gave him a high rank in the army.8 This pleased all the people, and Saul's officers as well.
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