King James Version
And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him.
Darby Bible Translation
And when his armour-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise on his sword, and died with him.
World English Bible
When his armor bearer saw that Saul was dead, he likewise fell on his sword, and died with him.
Young's Literal Translation
And the bearer of his weapons seeth that Saul is dead, and he falleth -- he also -- on his sword, and dieth with him;
1 Samuel 31:5 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him.1 Samuel 31:5 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then he called hastily unto the young man his armourbearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him. And his young man thrust him through, and he died.
1 Samuel 31:4
Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.
1 Samuel 31:6
So Saul died, and his three sons, and his armourbearer, and all his men, that same day together.
1 Kings 16:18
And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
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