2 Samuel 1:8
And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite. (ASV)
Who killed Saul?
1 Samuel 31:4 Then said Saul to his armorbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armorbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell upon it.
1 Chronicles 10:4 Then said Saul unto his armor-bearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and abuse me. But his armor-bearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell upon it.
Killed by an Amalekite?
2 Samuel 1:8 And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.
2 Samuel 1:9 And he said unto me, Stand, I pray thee, beside me, and slay me; for anguish hath taken hold of me, because my life is yet whole in me.
2 Samuel 1:10 So I stood beside him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.
Killed by Philistines?
2 Samuel 21:12 And David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, who had stolen them from the street of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them, in the day that the Philistines slew Saul in Gilboa;
Killed by God?
1 Chronicles 10:13 So Saul died for his trespass which he committed against Jehovah, because of the word of Jehovah, which he kept not; and also for that he asked counsel of one that had a familiar spirit, to inquire [thereby],1 Chronicles 10:14 and inquired not of Jehovah: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom unto David the son of Jesse.
Opercularis 08:37, 28 Jan 2006 (CST)
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