1 Samuel 31:5
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New American Standard Bible
When his armor bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell on his sword and died with him.

King James Bible
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;

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1 Samuel 31:5 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] 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

Cross References
Judges 9:54
Then he called quickly to the young man, his armor bearer, and said to him, "Draw your sword and kill me, so that it will not be said of me, 'A woman slew him.'" So the young man pierced him through, and he died.

1 Samuel 31:4
Then Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me." But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid. So Saul took his sword and fell on it.

1 Samuel 31:6
Thus Saul died with his three sons, his armor bearer, and all his men on that day together.

1 Kings 16:18
When Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the citadel of the king's house and burned the king's house over him with fire, and died,

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