Then Saul'sangerburned against Jonathan and he said to him, "You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of your mother'snakedness?
"For aas long as the son of Jesselives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Therefore now, send and bring him to me, for 1he bmustsurelydie."
But JonathanansweredSaul his father and said to him, "2Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"
Then 3Saulhurled his spear at him to strike him down; 4so Jonathanknew that his father had decided to putDavid to death.
Then Jonathanarose from the table in fierceanger, and did not eatfood on the secondday of the newmoon, for he was grievedoverDavidbecause his father had dishonored him.