|Overview - 1 Samuel 31|
|1||Saul, having lost his army, and his sons slain, he and his armour-bearer kill themselves.|
|7||The Philistines possess the forsaken towns of the Israelites.|
|8||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.|
1 Samuel 31:12 (King James Version)
All the valiant men arose, and went all night, and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, and burnt them there.