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2Sa:1:13: And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou?  And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.
2Sa:1:14: And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth thine hand to destroy the LORDís anointed?
2Sa:1:15: And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and fall upon him.  And he smote him that he died.
2Sa:1:16: And David said unto him, Thy blood be upon thy head; for thy mouth hath testified against thee, saying, I have slain the LORDís anointed.
2Sa:1:17: And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan his son:
2Sa:1:18: (Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)
2Sa:1:19: The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty fallen!
2Sa:1:20: Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
2Sa:1:21: Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
2Sa:1:22: From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty.
2Sa:1:23: Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
2Sa:1:24: Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.
2Sa:1:25: How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!  O Jonathan, thou was slain in thine high places.
2Sa:1:26: I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
2Sa:1:27: How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!


Chapter 2

2Sa:2:1: And it came to pass after this, that David enquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?  And the LORD said unto him, Go up.  And David said, Whither shall I go up?  And he said, Unto Hebron.
2Sa:2:2: So David went up thither, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail Nabalís wife the Carmelite.
2Sa:2:3: And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
2Sa:2:4: And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah.  And they told David, saying, That the men of Jabesh-gilead were they that buried Saul.
2Sa:2:5: And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said unto them, Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shewed this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.
2Sa:2:6: And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.
2Sa:2:7: Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be ye valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.
2Sa:2:8: But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saulís host, took Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;