Saul groaned to his armor bearer, "Take your sword and kill me before these pagan Philistines run me through and humiliate me." But his armor bearer was afraid and would not do it. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it.
When his armor bearer realized that Saul was dead, he fell on his own sword and died beside the king.
So Saul, three of his sons, his armor bearer, and his troops all died together that same day.