2 Samuel 4:7

Overview - 2 Samuel 4
The Israelites being troubled at the death of Abner,
Baanah and Rechab slay Ish-bosheth, and bring his head to Hebron.
David causes them to be slain, and Ish-bosheth's head to be buried.
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2 Samuel 4:7  (King James Version)
For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and took his head, and gat them away through the plain all night.

took his head
1 Samuel 17:54 ; 31:9 2 Kings 10:6 2 Kings 10:7 ; Matthew 14:11 ; Mark 6:28 Mark 6:29
When those difficulties dispirit us which should rather invigorate us and sharpen our endeavours, we betray a carelessness of character which is soon taken advantage of by our more watchful neighbours. Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty and ruin. The idle soul is an easy prey to the destroyer.