|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 31:9 (King James Version)
And they cut off his head, and stripped off his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to publish it in the house of their idols, and among the people.