1 Samuel 20:37-42 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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37 When the boy had almost reached the arrow, Jonathan shouted, "The arrow is still ahead of you. 37 When the boy came to the place where Jonathan's arrow had fallen, Jonathan called out after him, "Isn't the arrow beyond you?"
38 Hurry, hurry, don't wait." So the boy quickly gathered up the arrows and ran back to his master. 38 Then he shouted, "Hurry! Go quickly! Don't stop!" The boy picked up the arrow and returned to his master.
39 He, of course, didn't understand what Jonathan meant; only Jonathan and David knew. 39 (The boy knew nothing of all this; only Jonathan and David knew.)
40 Then Jonathan gave his bow and arrows to the boy and told him to take them back to the city. 40 Then Jonathan gave his weapons to the boy and said, "Go, carry them back to town."
41 As soon as the boy was gone, David came out from where he had been hiding near the stone pile. Then David bowed to Jonathan with his face to the ground. Both of them were in tears as they embraced each other and said good-bye, especially David. 41 After the boy had gone, David got up from the south side [of the stone] and bowed down before Jonathan three times, with his face to the ground. Then they kissed each other and wept together--but David wept the most.
42 At last Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for we have made a pact in the LORD's name. We have entrusted each other and each other's children into the LORD's hands forever." Then David left, and Jonathan returned to the city. 42 Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the LORD, saying, 'The LORD is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants forever.' " Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.