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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 - Then Jonathan H3083 said to the young man who was carrying his armor, “Come and let us cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised; perhaps the LORD will work for us, for the LORD is not restrained to save by many or by few.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:8 - Then Jonathan H3083 said, “Behold, we will cross over to the men and reveal ourselves to them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:1 - Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan H3083 was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan H3083 loved him as himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:3 - Then Jonathan H3083 made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:4 - Jonathan H3083 stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, with his armor, including his sword and his bow and his belt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:2 - So Jonathan H3083 told David saying, “Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:4 - Then Jonathan H3083 spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, “Do not let the king sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very [fn]beneficial to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:6 - Saul listened to the voice of Jonathan, H3083 and Saul vowed, “As the LORD lives, he shall not be put to death.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:7 - Then Jonathan H3083 called David, and Jonathan H3083 told him all these words. And Jonathan H3083 brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as formerly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:1 - Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said [fn]to Jonathan, H3083 “What have I done? What is my iniquity? And what is my sin before your father, that he is seeking my life?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - Yet David vowed again, [fn]saying, “Your father knows well that I have found favor in your sight, and he has said, ‘Do not let Jonathan H3083 know this, or he will be grieved.’ But truly as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there is [fn]hardly a step between me and death.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:4 - Then Jonathan H3083 said to David, “Whatever [fn]you say, I will do for you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:5 - So David said to Jonathan, H3083 “Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I ought to sit down to eat with the king. But let me go, that I may hide myself in the field until the third evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:9 - Jonathan H3083 said, “Far be it from you! For if I should indeed learn that evil has been decided by my father to come upon you, then would I not tell you about it?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:10 - Then David said to Jonathan, H3083 “Who will tell me [fn]if your father answers you harshly?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:11 - Jonathan H3083 said to David, “Come, and let us go out into the field.” So both of them went out to the field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:12 - Then Jonathan H3083 said to David, “The LORD, the God of Israel, be witness! When I have sounded out my father about this time tomorrow, or the third day, behold, if there is good feeling toward David, shall I not then send to you and [fn]make it known to you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:13 - “If it please my father to do you harm, may the LORD do so to Jonathan H3083 and more also, if I do not [fn]make it known to you and send you away, that you may go in safety. And may the LORD be with you as He has been with my father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:16 - So Jonathan H3083 made a covenant with the house of David, saying, “May the LORD require it at the hands of David’s enemies.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:17 - Jonathan H3083 made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:18 - Then Jonathan H3083 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 usual, the seat by the wall; then Jonathan H3083 rose up and Abner sat down by Saul’s side, but David’s place was empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:27 - It came about the next day, the second day of the new moon, that David’s place was empty; so Saul said to Jonathan H3083 his son, “Why has the son of Jesse not come to the meal, either yesterday or today?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:28 - Jonathan H3083 then answered Saul, “David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:30 - Then Saul’s anger burned against Jonathan H3083 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’s nakedness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:32 - But Jonathan H3083 answered Saul his father and said to him, “Why should he be put to death? What has he done?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:33 - Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him down; so Jonathan H3083 knew that his father had decided to put David to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:34 - Then Jonathan H3083 arose from the table in fierce anger, and did not eat food on the second day of the new moon, for he was grieved over David because his father had dishonored him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:35 - Now it came about in the morning that Jonathan H3083 went out into the field for the appointment with David, and a little lad was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:37 - When the lad reached the place of the arrow which Jonathan H3083 had shot, Jonathan H3083 called after the lad and said, “Is not the arrow beyond you?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:38 - And Jonathan H3083 called after the lad, “Hurry, be quick, do not stay!” And Jonathan’s H3083 lad picked up the arrow and came to his master.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:39 - But the lad was not aware of anything; only Jonathan H3083 and David knew about the matter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:40 - Then Jonathan H3083 gave his weapons to his lad and said to him, “Go, bring them to the city.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:42 - Jonathan H3083 said to David, “Go in safety, inasmuch as we have sworn to each other in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘The LORD will be between me and you, and between my [fn]descendants and your [fn]descendants forever.’” [fn]Then he rose and departed, while Jonathan H3083 went into the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:16 - And Jonathan, H3083 Saul’s son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and [fn]encouraged him in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:18 - So the two of them made a covenant before the LORD; and David stayed at Horesh while Jonathan H3083 went to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:2 - The Philistines overtook Saul and his sons; and the Philistines [fn]killed Jonathan H3083 and Abinadab and Malchi-shua the sons of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:4 - David said to him, “How did things go? Please tell me.” And he said, “The people have fled from the battle, and also many of the people have fallen and are dead; and Saul and Jonathan H3083 his son are dead also.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:5 - So David said to the young man who told him, “How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan H3083 are dead?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:12 - They mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and his son Jonathan H3083 and for the people of the LORD and the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:17 - Then David chanted with this lament over Saul and 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 did not turn back,
And the sword of Saul did not return empty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - “Saul and Jonathan, H3083 beloved and pleasant in their life,
And in their death they were not parted;
They were swifter than eagles,
They were stronger than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - “How have the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!
Jonathan H3083 is slain on your high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:26 - “I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan; H3083
You have been very pleasant to me.
Your love to me was more wonderful
Than the love of women.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - Now Jonathan, H3083 Saul’s son, had a son crippled in his feet. He was five years old when the report of Saul and Jonathan H3083 came from Jezreel, and his nurse took him up and fled. And it happened that in her hurry to flee, he fell and became lame. And his name was [fn]Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - Then David said, “Is there yet [fn]anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan’s H3083 sake?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - The king said, “Is there not yet anyone of the house of Saul to whom I may show the kindness of God?” And Ziba said to the king, “There is still a son of Jonathan H3083 who is crippled in both feet.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:6 - Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan H3083 the son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and prostrated himself. And David said, “Mephibosheth.” And he said, “Here is your servant!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will surely show kindness to you for the sake of your father Jonathan, H3083 and will restore to you all the [fn]land of your [fn]grandfather Saul; and you shall [fn]eat at my table regularly.”

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