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1 Chronicles 10 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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The Death of King Saul

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:1 - Now the Philistines attacked Israel, and the men of Israel fled before them. Many were slaughtered on the slopes of Mount Gilboa.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:2 - The Philistines closed in on Saul and his sons, and they killed three of his sons—Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malkishua.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:3 - The fighting grew very fierce around Saul, and the Philistine archers caught up with him and wounded him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:4 - Saul groaned to his armor bearer, “Take your sword and kill me before these pagan Philistines come to taunt and torture me.” But his armor bearer was afraid and would not do it. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:6 - So Saul and his three sons died there together, bringing his dynasty to an end.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:7 - When all the Israelites in the Jezreel Valley saw that their army had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned their towns and fled. So the Philistines moved in and occupied their towns.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:9 - So they stripped off Saul’s armor and cut off his head. Then they proclaimed the good news of Saul’s death before their idols and to the people throughout the land of Philistia.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:10 - They placed his armor in the temple of their gods, and they fastened his head to the temple of Dagon.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:11 - But when everyone in Jabesh-gilead heard about everything the Philistines had done to Saul,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - all their mighty warriors brought the bodies of Saul and his sons back to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones beneath the great tree at Jabesh, and they fasted for seven days.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:13 - So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD. He failed to obey the LORD’s command, and he even consulted a medium

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:14 - instead of asking the LORD for guidance. So the LORD killed him and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.
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