1 Samuel 31:1

Overview - 1 Samuel 31
Saul, having lost his army, and his sons slain, he and his armour-bearer kill themselves.
The Philistines possess the forsaken towns of the Israelites.
They triumph over the dead carcases.
11 They of Jabesh-gilead recovering the dead bodies by night, burn them at Jabesh, and mournfully bury their bones.
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1 Samuel 31:1  (King James Version)
Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa.
 


the Philistines
1 Samuel 28:1 1 Samuel 28:15 29:1

fell down
12:25 1 Chronicles 10:1-12

slain
Hebrew wounded. Gilboa.
Eusebius and Jerome place this mountain six miles west from Bethshan, where was a large place called Gelbus. The natives still call it Djebel Gilbo.
28:4 2 Samuel 1:21
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