1 Samuel 31:1-3 NIV

Saul Takes His Life

31:1-13pp -- 2Sa 1:4-12; 1Ch 10:1-12

1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell slain on Mount Gilboa.1

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2 The Philistines pressed hard after Saul and his sons,2 and they killed his sons Jonathan,3 Abinadab and Malki-Shua.4

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3 The fighting grew fierce around Saul, and when the archers overtook him, they wounded5 him critically.

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