1 Chronicles 10:1-14, NLT
1 Chronicles 10
The Death of King Saul
1Now the Philistines attacked Israel, and the men of Israel fled before them. Many were slaughtered on the slopes of Mount Gilboa.
4Saul groaned to his armor bearer, “Take your sword and kill me before these pagan Philistines come to taunt and torture me.”
But his armor bearer was afraid and would not do it. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it.
7When all the Israelites in the Jezreel Valley saw that their army had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned their towns and fled. So the Philistines moved in and occupied their towns.
8The next day, when the Philistines went out to strip the dead, they found the bodies of Saul and his sons on Mount Gilboa.
11But when everyone in Jabesh-gilead heard about everything the Philistines had done to Saul,
13So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord. He failed to obey the Lord’s command, and he even consulted a medium