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Saul and Jonathan Die on Mount Gilboa

31 Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel, and the men of Israel fled before the Philistines, and they fell slain on Mount Gilboa. And the Philistines overtook Saul and his sons, and the Philistines killed Jonathan and Abinadab and Malki-Shua, the sons of Saul. Saul was in the thick of the battle,[a] and the archers[b] spotted[c] him, and he was badly wounded by the archers.

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  1. 1 Samuel 31:3 Literally “The battle weighed heavily on Saul”
  2. 1 Samuel 31:3 Literally “the shooters, the men with the bow”
  3. 1 Samuel 31:3 Hebrew “found”
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