1 Samuel 31:3

Overview - 1 Samuel 31
Saul, having lost his army, and his sons slain, he and his armour-bearer kill themselves.
The Philistines possess the forsaken towns of the Israelites.
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.
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1 Samuel 31:3  (King James Version)
And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers.

went sore
2 Samuel 1:4 ; Amos 2:14

archers hit him
Hebrew shooters, men with bows, found him.
Genesis 49:23 ; 1 Kings 22:34