1 Samuel 20:40

Overview - 1 Samuel 20
David consults with Jonathan for his safety.
11 Jonathan and David renew their covenant by oath.
18 Jonathan's token to David.
24 Saul, missing David, seeks to kill Jonathan.
35 Jonathan affectionately takes his leave of David.
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1 Samuel 20:40  (King James Version)
And Jonathan gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.

Hebrew instruments.
Rather weapons, as the word {kelim} also denotes; and here means the bow, quiver, and arrows. This is probably the only place in our language in which the word artillery is not applied to cannon or ordinance, but simply to weapons of war.

his lad
Hebrew the lad that was his.