1 Samuel 31:13
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King James Version
And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Darby Bible Translation
And they took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

World English Bible
They took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Young's Literal Translation
and they take their bones, and bury them under the tamarisk in Jabesh, and fast seven days.

1 Samuel 31:13 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and {f} fasted seven days.

(f) According to the custom of mourners.1 Samuel 31:13 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
John 11:19
And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.

1 Samuel 22:6
When Saul heard that David was discovered, and the men that were with him, (now Saul abode in Gibeah under a tree in Ramah, having his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing about him;)

2 Samuel 1:12
And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.

2 Samuel 11:26
And when the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she mourned for her husband.

2 Samuel 21:12
And David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabeshgilead, which had stolen them from the street of Bethshan, where the Philistines had hanged them, when the Philistines had slain Saul in Gilboa:

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