2 Samuel 1:19-27 NIV

19 "Your glory, O Israel, lies slain on your heights. How the mighty1 have fallen!2

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20 "Tell it not in Gath,3 proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon,4 lest the daughters of the Philistines5 be glad, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised rejoice.6

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21 "O mountains of Gilboa,7 may you have neither dew8 nor rain,9 nor fields that yield offerings10 [of grain]. For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, the shield of Saul--no longer rubbed with oil.11

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22 From the blood12 of the slain, from the flesh of the mighty, the bow13 of Jonathan did not turn back, the sword of Saul did not return unsatisfied.

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23 "Saul and Jonathan-- in life they were loved and gracious, and in death they were not parted. They were swifter than eagles,14 they were stronger than lions.15

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24 "O daughters of Israel, weep for Saul, who clothed you in scarlet and finery, who adorned your garments with ornaments of gold.16

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25 "How the mighty have fallen in battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights.
26 I grieve17 for you, Jonathan18 my brother;19 you were very dear to me. Your love for me was wonderful,20 more wonderful than that of women.

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      27 "How the mighty have fallen! The weapons of war have perished!"21

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