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1 Chronicles 10 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Saul Takes His Life

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:1 - Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:2 - The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:3 - The fighting grew fierce around Saul, and when the archers overtook him, they wounded him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:4 - Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and abuse me.” But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:5 - When the armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he too fell on his sword and died.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:6 - So Saul and his three sons died, and all his house died together.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:7 - When all the Israelites in the valley saw that the army had fled and that Saul and his sons had died, they abandoned their towns and fled. And the Philistines came and occupied them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:8 - The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the dead, they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:9 - They stripped him and took his head and his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to proclaim the news among their idols and their people.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:10 - They put his armor in the temple of their gods and hung up his head in the temple of Dagon.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:11 - When all the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - all their valiant men went and took the bodies of Saul and his sons and brought them to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones under the great tree in Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:13 - Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD; he did not keep the word of the LORD and even consulted a medium for guidance,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:14 - and did not inquire of the LORD. So the LORD put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.
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