|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 31:2 (King James Version)
And the Philistines followed hard upon Saul and upon his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchishua, Saul's sons.