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So they cut off his head and stripped off his armor. Then they sent messengers around in the land of the Philistines to proclaim victory in the temples[a] of their idols and to the people. 10 And they put his armor in the temple[b] of the Ashtoreth,[c] and they fastened his corpse to the wall of Beth Shan. 11 When the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead heard about it, what the Philistines had done to Saul,

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  1. 1 Samuel 31:9 Or “houses”
  2. 1 Samuel 31:10 Or “house”
  3. 1 Samuel 31:10 Hebrew plural “Ashtaroth” (Ashtoreth was the female consort of Ba’al)