2 Samuel 1:5
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New International Version
Then David said to the young man who brought him the report, "How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?"

King James Bible
And David said unto the young man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan his son be dead?

Darby Bible Translation
And David said to the young man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan his son are dead?

World English Bible
David said to the young man who told him, "How do you know that Saul and Jonathan his son are dead?"

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith unto the youth who is declaring it to him, 'How hast thou known that Saul and Jonathan his son are dead?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A man came out of the camp - The whole account which this young man gives is a fabrication: in many of the particulars it is grossly self-contradictory. There is no fact in the case but the bringing of the crown, or diadem, and bracelets of Saul; which, as he appears to have been a plunderer of the slain, he found on the field of battle; and he brought them to David, and told the lie of having despatched Saul, merely to ingratiate himself with David.

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Proverbs 14:15 The simple believes every word: but the prudent man looks well to his going.

Proverbs 25:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.

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The History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 1:4
"What happened?" David asked. "Tell me." "The men fled from the battle," he replied. "Many of them fell and died. And Saul and his son Jonathan are dead."

2 Samuel 1:6
"I happened to be on Mount Gilboa," the young man said, "and there was Saul, leaning on his spear, with the chariots and their drivers in hot pursuit.

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