And David said unto the young man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan his son be dead?
And the young man that 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.
And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called unto me. And I answered, Here am
And he said unto me, Who art
thou? And I answered him, I am
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.
So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that 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.