2 Samuel 1:1-10

1 Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had stayed two days in Ziklag--
2 it came even to pass on the third day that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his clothes rent and earth upon his head; and so it was, when he came to David, that he fell to the earth and did obeisance.
3 And David said unto him, "From whence comest thou?" And he said unto him, "Out of the camp of Israel am I escaped."
4 And David said unto him, "How went the matter? I pray thee, tell me." And he answered, "The people have fled from the battle, and many of the people also are fallen and dead; and Saul and Jonathan his son are dead also."
5 And David said unto the young man who told him, "How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan his son are dead?"
6 And the young man who told him said, "As I happened by chance upon Mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned upon his spear; and lo, the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.
7 And when he looked behind him, he saw me and called unto me. And I answered, `Here am I.'
8 And he said unto me, `Who art thou?' And I answered him, `I am an Amalekite.'
9 And he said unto me again, `Stand, I pray thee, upon me and slay me; for anguish is come upon me, because my life is yet whole in me.'
10 So I stood upon him and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after he was fallen. And I took the crown that was upon his head and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord."