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1 Chronicles 10:1
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Saul Takes His Life(a)

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa.
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1 Chronicles 10:2
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The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua.
1 Chronicles 10:3
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The fighting grew fierce around Saul, and when the archers overtook him, they wounded him.
1 Chronicles 10:4
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Saul said to his armor-bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and abuse me." But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.
1 Chronicles 10:5
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When the armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he too fell on his sword and died.
1 Chronicles 10:6
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So Saul and his three sons died, and all his house died together.
1 Chronicles 10:7
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When all the Israelites in the valley saw that the army had fled and that Saul and his sons had died, they abandoned their towns and fled. And the Philistines came and occupied them.
1 Chronicles 10:8
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The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the dead, they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.
1 Chronicles 10:9
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They stripped him and took his head and his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to proclaim the news among their idols and their people.
1 Chronicles 10:10
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They put his armor in the temple of their gods and hung up his head in the temple of Dagon.(b)
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1 Chronicles 10:11
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When all the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead(c) heard what the Philistines had done to Saul,
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1 Chronicles 10:12
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all their valiant men went and took the bodies of Saul and his sons and brought them to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones under the great tree in Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.
1 Chronicles 10:13
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Saul died(d) because he was unfaithful(e) to the Lord ; he did not keep(f) the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium(g) for guidance,
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1 Chronicles 10:14
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and did not inquire of the Lord . So the Lord put him to death and turned(h) the kingdom(i) over to David son of Jesse.
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1 Chronicles 11:1
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David Becomes King Over Israel(a)

All Israel(b) came together to David at Hebron(c) and said, "We are your own flesh and blood.
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1 Chronicles 11:2
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In the past, even while Saul was king, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns.(d) And the Lord your God said to you, ‘You will shepherd(e) my people Israel, and you will become their ruler.(f)'"
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1 Chronicles 11:3
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When all the elders of Israel had come to King David at Hebron, he made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord , and they anointed(g) David king over Israel, as the Lord had promised through Samuel.
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1 Chronicles 11:4
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David and all the Israelites marched to Jerusalem (that is, Jebus). The Jebusites(i) who lived there
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1 Chronicles 11:5
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said to David, "You will not get in here." Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion—which is the City of David.
1 Chronicles 11:6
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David had said, "Whoever leads the attack on the Jebusites will become commander-in-chief." Joab(j) son of Zeruiah went up first, and so he received the command.
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1 Chronicles 11:7
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David then took up residence in the fortress, and so it was called the City of David.
1 Chronicles 11:8
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He built up the city around it, from the terraces[a](k) to the surrounding wall, while Joab restored the rest of the city.
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1 Chronicles 11:9
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And David became more and more powerful,(l) because the Lord Almighty was with him.
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1 Chronicles 11:10
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These were the chiefs of David's mighty warriors—they, together with all Israel,(n) gave his kingship strong support to extend it over the whole land, as the Lord had promised(o)
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1 Chronicles 11:11
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this is the list of David's mighty warriors:(p) Jashobeam,[b] a Hakmonite, was chief of the officers[c]; he raised his spear against three hundred men, whom he killed in one encounter.
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1 Chronicles 11:12
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Next to him was Eleazar son of Dodai the Ahohite, one of the three mighty warriors.
1 Chronicles 11:13
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He was with David at Pas Dammim when the Philistines gathered there for battle. At a place where there was a field full of barley, the troops fled from the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 11:14
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But they took their stand in the middle of the field. They defended it and struck the Philistines down, and the Lord brought about a great victory.(q)
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1 Chronicles 11:15
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Three of the thirty chiefs came down to David to the rock at the cave of Adullam, while a band of Philistines was encamped in the Valley(r) of Rephaim.
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1 Chronicles 11:16
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At that time David was in the stronghold,(s) and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem.
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1 Chronicles 11:17
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David longed for water and said, "Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!"
1 Chronicles 11:18
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So the Three broke through the Philistine lines, drew water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem and carried it back to David. But he refused to drink it; instead, he poured(t) it out to the Lord .
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1 Chronicles 11:19
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"God forbid that I should do this!" he said. "Should I drink the blood of these men who went at the risk of their lives?" Because they risked their lives to bring it back, David would not drink it. Such were the exploits of the three mighty warriors.
1 Chronicles 11:20
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Abishai(u) the brother of Joab was chief of the Three. He raised his spear against three hundred men, whom he killed, and so he became as famous as the Three.
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1 Chronicles 11:21
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He was doubly honored above the Three and became their commander, even though he was not included among them.
1 Chronicles 11:22
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Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant fighter from Kabzeel,(v) performed great exploits. He struck down Moab's two mightiest warriors. He also went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion.(w)
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1 Chronicles 11:23
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And he struck down an Egyptian who was five cubits[d] tall. Although the Egyptian had a spear like a weaver's rod(x) in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club. He snatched the spear from the Egyptian's hand and killed him with his own spear.
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1 Chronicles 11:24
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Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoiada; he too was as famous as the three mighty warriors.
1 Chronicles 11:25
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He was held in greater honor than any of the Thirty, but he was not included among the Three. And David put him in charge of his bodyguard.
1 Chronicles 11:26
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The mighty warriors were: Asahel(y) the brother of Joab, Elhanan son of Dodo from Bethlehem,
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1 Chronicles 11:27
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Shammoth(z) the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,
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1 Chronicles 11:28
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Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa, Abiezer(aa) from Anathoth,
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1 Chronicles 11:29
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Sibbekai(ab) the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,
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1 Chronicles 11:30
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Maharai the Netophathite, Heled son of Baanah the Netophathite,
1 Chronicles 11:31
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Ithai son of Ribai from Gibeah in Benjamin, Benaiah(ac) the Pirathonite,(ad)
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1 Chronicles 11:32
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Hurai from the ravines of Gaash, Abiel the Arbathite,
1 Chronicles 11:33
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Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite,
1 Chronicles 11:34
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the sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan son of Shagee the Hararite,
1 Chronicles 11:35
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Ahiam son of Sakar the Hararite, Eliphal son of Ur,
1 Chronicles 11:36
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Hepher the Mekerathite, Ahijah the Pelonite,
1 Chronicles 11:37
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Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai son of Ezbai,
1 Chronicles 11:38
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Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar son of Hagri,
1 Chronicles 11:39
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Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armor-bearer of Joab son of Zeruiah,
1 Chronicles 11:40
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Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite,
1 Chronicles 11:41
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Uriah(ae) the Hittite, Zabad(af) son of Ahlai,
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1 Chronicles 11:42
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Adina son of Shiza the Reubenite, who was chief of the Reubenites, and the thirty with him,
1 Chronicles 11:43
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Hanan son of Maakah, Joshaphat the Mithnite,
1 Chronicles 11:44
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Uzzia the Ashterathite,(ag) Shama and Jeiel the sons of Hotham the Aroerite,
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1 Chronicles 11:45
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Jediael son of Shimri, his brother Joha the Tizite,
1 Chronicles 11:46
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Eliel the Mahavite, Jeribai and Joshaviah the sons of Elnaam, Ithmah the Moabite,
1 Chronicles 11:47
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Eliel, Obed and Jaasiel the Mezobaite.
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