2 Samuel 1:1New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
David Mourns for Saul and Jonathan
1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned from defeating the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag.
2 Samuel 1:17-27New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
17 David intoned this lamentation over Saul and his son Jonathan. 18 (He ordered that The Song of the Bow[a] be taught to the people of Judah; it is written in the Book of Jashar.) He said:
19 Your glory, O Israel, lies slain upon your high places!
21 You mountains of Gilboa,
22 From the blood of the slain,
23 Saul and Jonathan, beloved and lovely!
24 O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul,
25 How the mighty have fallen
Jonathan lies slain upon your high places.
27 How the mighty have fallen,