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1 Samuel 31

CSB 1 The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel's men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa. NIV 1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa. CSB 2 The Philistines overtook Saul and his sons and killed his sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua. NIV 2 The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua. CSB 3 When the battle intensified against Saul, the archers caught up with him and severely wounded him. NIV 3 The fighting grew fierce around Saul, and when the archers overtook him, they wounded him critically. CSB 4 Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised men will come and run me through and torture me." But his armor-bearer would not do it because he was terrified. Then Saul took his sword and fell on it. NIV 4 Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and run me through and abuse me.” But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it. CSB 5 When his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell on his own sword and died with him. NIV 5 When the armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he too fell on his sword and died with him. CSB 6 So on that day, Saul died together with his three sons, his armor-bearer, and all his men. NIV 6 So Saul and his three sons and his armor-bearer and all his men died together that same day. CSB 7 When the men of Israel on the other side of the valley and on the other side of the Jordan saw that Israel's men had run away and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned the cities and fled. So the Philistines came and settled in them. NIV 7 When the Israelites along the valley and those across the Jordan saw that the Israelite army had fled and that Saul and his sons had died, they abandoned their towns and fled. And the Philistines came and occupied them. CSB 8 The next day when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his three sons dead on Mount Gilboa. NIV 8 The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the dead, they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa. CSB 9 They cut off Saul's head, stripped off his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news in the temples of their idols and among the people. NIV 9 They cut off his head and stripped off his armor, and they sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to proclaim the news in the temple of their idols and among their people. CSB 10 Then they put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his body on the wall of Beth-shan. NIV 10 They put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and fastened his body to the wall of Beth Shan. CSB 11 When the residents of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, NIV 11 When the people of Jabesh Gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, CSB 12 all their brave men set out, journeyed all night, and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan. When they arrived at Jabesh, they burned the bodies there. NIV 12 all their valiant men marched through the night to Beth Shan. They took down the bodies of Saul and his sons from the wall of Beth Shan and went to Jabesh, where they burned them. CSB 13 Afterwards, they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days. NIV 13 Then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.

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