5 They answered the king, “As for the man who destroyed us and plotted against us so that we have been decimated and have no place anywhere in Israel,

Read 2 Samuel 21:5 Using Other Translations

And they answered the king, The man that consumed us, and that devised against us that we should be destroyed from remaining in any of the coasts of Israel,
They said to the king, "The man who consumed us and planned to destroy us, so that we should have no place in all the territory of Israel,
Then they replied, “It was Saul who planned to destroy us, to keep us from having any place at all in the territory of Israel.