3 Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because dhe loved him as his own soul.
8 Therefore deal kindly with your servant, wfor you have brought your servant into a covenant of the Lord with you. xBut if there is guilt in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?”
42 Then Jonathan said to David, s“Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, t‘The Lord shall be between me and you, uand between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.1
7 But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Saul's son Jonathan, because of ethe oath of the Lord that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.