31 4 Saul killeth himself. 6 His children are slain in the battle. 12 The men of Jabesh took down his body, which was hanged on the wall.

Now (A)the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled away from the Philistines, and they fell down [a]wounded in mount Gilboa.

And the Philistines pressed sore upon Saul and his sons, and slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchishua Saul’s sons.

And when the battle went sore against Saul, the archers and bowmen [b]hit him, and he was sore [c]wounded of the archers.

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  1. 1 Samuel 31:1 Or, slain.
  2. 1 Samuel 31:3 Hebrew, found him.
  3. 1 Samuel 31:3 Or, afraid.