And they said, “What one is there of the tribes of Israel that did not come up to the Lord to Mizpah?” And behold, no one had come to the camp from (A)Jabesh-gilead, to the assembly.

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Saul Defeats the Ammonites

11 (A)Then Nahash the Ammonite went up and besieged (B)Jabesh-gilead, and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, (C)“Make a treaty with us, and we will serve you.”

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11 (A)But when the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, 12 (B)all the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan, and they came to Jabesh (C)and burned them there. 13 And they took their bones (D)and buried them under (E)the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and (F)fasted seven days.

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