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Saul Killed by the Philistines(A)

31 The Philistines fought against Israel, and the army[a] of Israel fled before the Philistines. They fell slain on Mount Gilboa. The Philistines pursued Saul and his sons. The Philistines struck down Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchi-shua, Saul’s sons. The heaviest fighting was directed toward Saul,[b] and when the bowmen who were shooting located Saul, he was severely wounded by them.[c]

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  1. 1 Samuel 31:1 Lit. and the men
  2. 1 Samuel 31:3 Lit. was heavy toward
  3. 1 Samuel 31:3 Lit. the archers
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