1 Chronicles 10
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1And the Philistines have fought with Israel, and the men of Israel flee from the face of the Philistines, and fall wounded in Mount Gilboa, 2and the Philistines pursue after Saul, and after his sons, and the Philistines strike Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchi-Shua, sons of Saul. 3And the battle [is] heavy on Saul, and those shooting with the bow find him, and he is wounded by those shooting, 4and Saul says to the bearer of his weapons, “Draw your sword and pierce me with it, lest these uncircumcised come and have abused me.” And the bearer of his weapons has not been willing, for he fears exceedingly, and Saul takes the sword, and falls on it; 5and the bearer of his weapons sees that Saul [is] dead, and falls, he also, on the sword, and dies; 6and Saul dies, and his three sons, and all his house—they died together.

7And all the men of Israel who [are] in the valley see that they have fled and that Saul and his sons have died, and they forsake their cities and flee, and the Philistines come and dwell in them.

8And it comes to pass, on the next day, that the Philistines come to strip the wounded, and find Saul and his sons fallen in Mount Gilboa, 9and strip him, and carry away his head and his weapons, and send [them] into the land of the surrounding Philistines to proclaim tidings [to] their idols and the people; 10and they put his weapons in the house of their gods, and have fixed his skull in the house of Dagon.

11And all Jabesh-Gilead hears of all that the Philistines have done to Saul, 12and all the men of valor rise and carry away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and bring them to Jabesh, and bury their bones under the oak in Jabesh, and fast seven days.

13And Saul dies because of his trespass that he trespassed against YHWH, against the word of YHWH that he did not keep, and also for asking to inquire of a familiar spirit; 14and he did not inquire of YHWH, and He puts him to death, and turns around the kingdom to David son of Jesse.

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1 Chronicles 9
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