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Lexicon :: Strong's H3083 - yᵊhônāṯān

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

יְהוֹנָתָן Yᵉhôwnâthân, yeh-ho-naw-thawn'; from H3068 and H5414; Jehovah-given; Jehonathan, the name of four Israelites:—Jonathan. Compare H3129.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x

The KJV translates Strong's H3083 in the following manner: Jonathan (76x), Jehonathan (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x
The KJV translates Strong's H3083 in the following manner: Jonathan (76x), Jehonathan (6x).
  1. Jonathan or Jehonathan = "Jehovah has given"

    1. a son of king Saul and a friend of David

    2. a son of the high priest Abiathar and the last descendant of Eli of whom we hear

    3. a nephew of David who like David slew a giant of Gath

    4. an uncle of David

    5. one of David's mighty warriors

    6. one of David's treasurers

    7. a scribe in the time of Jeremiah

    8. a Levite and father of Zechariah, a priest who blew the trumpet at the dedication of the wall

    9. a son or descendant of Gershom, the son of Moses, and a priest to the tribe of Dan

    10. a son of Kareah and a brother of Johanan; a Judaite captain after the fall of Jerusalem

    11. another Judaite father of Peleth

    12. father of Ebed in the time of Ezra

    13. son of Asahel in the time of Ezra

    14. a priest of the family of Melicu in the time of Nehemiah

    15. son of Joiada and his successor to the high priesthood in the time of Nehemiah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יְהוֹנָתָן Yᵉhôwnâthân, yeh-ho-naw-thawn'; from H3068 and H5414; Jehovah-given; Jehonathan, the name of four Israelites:—Jonathan. Compare H3129.
STRONGS H3083: Abbreviations
יְהוֺנָתָן, [H3129 יוֺנָתָן] proper name, masculine Greek Version of the LXX Ἰωναθαν through-out, with occasional variant reading (י׳ hath given; compare אֶלְנָתָן, נְתַנְיָהוּ, נְתַנְאֵל & references, Temanite רמננתן HalRÉJ 1884, ix. 7 f. NbrStud. Bib. i. 211; Sabean והבאום, Hal10) —
1. יְהוֺ׳ son of Saul 1 Samuel 14:6, 1 Samuel 14:8; 1 Samuel 18:1 (twice in verse) + 40 times 1 Samuel; 2 Samuel 1:4 + 18 times 2 Samuel; 1 Chronicles 8:33, 1 Chronicles 8:34; 1 Chronicles 9:39, 1 Chronicles 9:40; =
[H3129 יוֺ׳ 1 Samuel 13:2, 3 + 27 times 1 Samuel; 1 Chronicles 10:2].
† 2. יְהוֺ׳ son of Abiathar 2 Samuel 15:27, 2 Samuel 15:36; 2 Samuel 17:17, 2 Samuel 17:20; =
[H3129 יוֺ׳ 1 Kings 1:42, 43].
† 3. יְהוֺ׳ nephew of David 2 Samuel 21:21 = 1 Chronicles 20:7;
[H3122 apparently: called Jonadab 2 Samuel 13:3ff. where LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ἰωναθαν, compare H3122 יהונדב 2].
† 4. יְהוֺ׳; דּוֺד of David, i.e. his uncle? 1 Chronicles 27:32.
† 5. יְהוֺ׳ one of David's heroes 2 Samuel 23:32 (compare Dr) =
[H3129 יוֺנָתָן 1 Chronicles 11:34].
† 6. יְהוֺ׳ one of David's treasurers 1 Chronicles 27:25.
† 7. יְהוֺ׳ Scribe Jeremiah 37:15, Jeremiah 37:20, Jeremiah 38:26.
† 8. Levites
a. יְהוֺ׳ 2 Chronicles 17:8;
† 9. יְהוֺ׳ a priest Nehemiah 12:18.

To see 8. b. and 10. - 16. of this BDB entry H3129.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

14:6; 14:8; 18:1

2 Samuel

1:4; 15:27; 15:36; 17:17; 17:20; 21:21; 23:32

1 Chronicles

8:33; 8:34; 9:39; 9:40; 20:7; 27:25; 27:32

2 Chronicles





37:15; 37:20; 38:26


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3083 matches the Hebrew יְהוֹנָתָן (yᵊhônāṯān),
which occurs 80 times in 72 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (1Sa 14:6–2Sa 9:7)

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:6 - Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armor, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the LORD will work for us, for nothing can hinder the LORD from saving by many or by few.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:8 - Then Jonathan said, “Behold, we will cross over to the men, and we will show ourselves to them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:1 - As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:3 - Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:4 - And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, and his armor, and even his sword and his bow and his belt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:2 - And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:4 - And Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, “Let not the king sin against his servant David, because he has not sinned against you, and because his deeds have brought good to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:6 - And Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan. Saul swore, “As the LORD lives, he shall not be put to death.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:7 - And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan reported to him all these things. And Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:1 - Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, “What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - But David vowed again, saying, “Your father knows well that I have found favor in your eyes, and he thinks, ‘Do not let Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved.’ But truly, as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there is but a step between me and death.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:4 - Then Jonathan said to David, “Whatever you say, I will do for you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:5 - David said to Jonathan, “Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit at table with the king. But let me go, that I may hide myself in the field till the third day at evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:9 - And Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! If I knew that it was determined by my father that harm should come to you, would I not tell you?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:10 - Then David said to Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you roughly?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:11 - And Jonathan said to David, “Come, let us go out into the field.” So they both went out into the field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:12 - And Jonathan said to David, “The LORD, the God of Israel, be witness![fn] When I have sounded out my father, about this time tomorrow, or the third day, behold, if he is well disposed toward David, shall I not then send and disclose it to you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:13 - But should it please my father to do you harm, the LORD do so to Jonathan and more also if I do not disclose it to you and send you away, that you may go in safety. May the LORD be with you, as he has been with my father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:16 - And Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, “May[fn] the LORD take vengeance on David’s enemies.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:17 - And Jonathan made David swear again by his love for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:18 - Then Jonathan said to him, “Tomorrow is the new moon, and you will be missed, because your seat will be empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:25 - The king sat on his seat, as at other times, on the seat by the wall. Jonathan sat opposite,[fn] and Abner sat by Saul’s side, but David’s place was empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:27 - But on the second day, the day after the new moon, David’s place was empty. And Saul said to Jonathan his son, “Why has not the son of Jesse come to the meal, either yesterday or today?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:28 - Jonathan answered Saul, “David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:30 - Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:32 - Then Jonathan answered Saul his father, “Why should he be put to death? What has he done?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:33 - But Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him. So Jonathan knew that his father was determined to put David to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:34 - And Jonathan rose from the table in fierce anger and ate no food the second day of the month, for he was grieved for David, because his father had disgraced him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:35 - In the morning Jonathan went out into the field to the appointment with David, and with him a little boy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:37 - And when the boy came to the place of the arrow that Jonathan had shot, Jonathan called after the boy and said, “Is not the arrow beyond you?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:38 - And Jonathan called after the boy, “Hurry! Be quick! Do not stay!” So Jonathan’s boy gathered up the arrows and came to his master.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:39 - But the boy knew nothing. Only Jonathan and David knew the matter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:40 - And Jonathan gave his weapons to his boy and said to him, “Go and carry them to the city.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:42 - Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘The LORD shall be between me and you, and between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” And he rose and departed, and Jonathan went into the city.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:16 - And Jonathan, Saul’s son, rose and went to David at Horesh, and strengthened his hand in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:18 - And the two of them made a covenant before the LORD. David remained at Horesh, and Jonathan went home.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:2 - And the Philistines overtook Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:4 - And David said to him, “How did it go? Tell me.” And he answered, “The people fled from the battle, and also many of the people have fallen and are dead, and Saul and his son Jonathan are also dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:5 - Then David said to the young man who told him, “How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:12 - And they mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and for Jonathan his son and for the people of the LORD and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:17 - And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and Jonathan his son,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - “From the blood of the slain,
from the fat of the mighty,
the bow of Jonathan turned not back,
and the sword of Saul returned not empty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - “Saul and Jonathan, beloved and lovely!
In life and in death they were not divided;
they were swifter than eagles;
they were stronger than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - “How the mighty have fallen
in the midst of the battle!
“Jonathan lies slain on your high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:26 - I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan;
very pleasant have you been to me;
your love to me was extraordinary,
surpassing the love of women.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - Jonathan, the son of Saul, had a son who was crippled in his feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel, and his nurse took him up and fled, and as she fled in her haste, he fell and became lame. And his name was Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - And the king said, “Is there not still someone of the house of Saul, that I may show the kindness of God to him?” Ziba said to the king, “There is still a son of Jonathan; he is crippled in his feet.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:6 - And Mephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. And David said, “Mephibosheth!” And he answered, “Behold, I am your servant.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - And David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.”

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