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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 - And Jonathan H3083 said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for there is no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:8 - Then said Jonathan, H3083 Behold, we will pass over unto these men, and we will discover ourselves unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:1 - And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan H3083 was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan H3083 loved him as his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:3 - Then Jonathan H3083 and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:4 - And Jonathan H3083 stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:2 - But Jonathan H3083 Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan H3083 told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to kill thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:4 - And Jonathan H3083 spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:6 - And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: H3083 and Saul sware, As the LORD liveth, he shall not be slain.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:7 - And Jonathan H3083 called David, and Jonathan H3083 shewed him all those things. And Jonathan H3083 brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence, as in times past.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:1 - And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, H3083 What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, Let not Jonathan H3083 know this, lest he be grieved: but truly as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, there is but a step between me and death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:4 - Then said Jonathan H3083 unto David, Whatsoever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:5 - And David said unto Jonathan, H3083 Behold, to morrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king at meat: but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field unto the third day at even.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:9 - And Jonathan H3083 said, Far be it from thee: for if I knew certainly that evil were determined by my father to come upon thee, then would not I tell it thee?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:10 - Then said David to Jonathan, H3083 Who shall tell me? or what if thy father answer thee roughly?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:11 - And Jonathan H3083 said unto David, Come, and let us go out into the field. And they went out both of them into the field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:12 - And Jonathan H3083 said unto David, O LORD God of Israel, when I have sounded my father about to morrow any time, or the third day, and, behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee, and shew it thee;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:13 - The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: H3083 but if it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away, that thou mayest go in peace: and the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with my father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:16 - So Jonathan H3083 made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:17 - And Jonathan H3083 caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:18 - Then Jonathan H3083 said to David, To morrow is the new moon: and thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:25 - And the king sat upon his seat, as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall: and Jonathan H3083 arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:27 - And it came to pass on the morrow, which was the second day of the month, that David's place was empty: and Saul said unto Jonathan H3083 his son, Wherefore cometh not the son of Jesse to meat, neither yesterday, nor to day?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:28 - And Jonathan H3083 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, H3083 and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother's nakedness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:32 - And Jonathan H3083 answered Saul his father, and said unto him, Wherefore shall he be slain? what hath he done?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:33 - And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan H3083 knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:34 - So Jonathan H3083 arose from the table in fierce anger, and did eat no meat the second day of the month: for he was grieved for David, because his father had done him shame.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:35 - And it came to pass in the morning, that Jonathan H3083 went out into the field at the time appointed with David, and a little lad with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:37 - And when the lad was come to the place of the arrow which Jonathan H3083 had shot, Jonathan H3083 cried after the lad, and said, Is not the arrow beyond thee?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:38 - And Jonathan H3083 cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's H3083 lad gathered up the arrows, and came to his master.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:39 - But the lad knew not any thing: only Jonathan H3083 and David knew the matter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:40 - And Jonathan H3083 gave his artillery unto his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:42 - And Jonathan H3083 said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have sworn both of us in the name of the LORD, saying, The LORD be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever. And he arose and departed: and Jonathan H3083 went into the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:16 - And Jonathan H3083 Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:18 - And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan H3083 went to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:2 - And the Philistines followed hard upon Saul and upon his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, H3083 and Abinadab, and Malchishua, Saul's sons.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:4 - And David said unto him, How went the matter? I pray thee, tell me. And he answered, That the people are fled from the battle, and many of the people also are fallen and dead; and Saul and Jonathan H3083 his son are dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:5 - And David said unto the young man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan H3083 his son be dead?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:12 - And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan H3083 his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:17 - And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan H3083 his son:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan H3083 turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - Saul and Jonathan H3083 were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, H3083 thou wast slain in thine high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:26 - I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: H3083 very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - And Jonathan, H3083 Saul's son, had a son that was lame of his feet. He was five years old when the tidings came of Saul and Jonathan H3083 out of Jezreel, and his nurse took him up, and fled: and it came to pass, as she made haste to flee, that he fell, and became lame. And his name was Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's H3083 sake?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan H3083 hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:6 - Now when Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, H3083 the son of Saul, was come unto David, he fell on his face, and did reverence. And David said, Mephibosheth. And he answered, Behold thy servant!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan H3083 thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.

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