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my lord. Then David took hold on his clothes, and rent them; and likewise all the men that were with him: and they
; mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel ; because they were fallen by the sword. And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite. And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to put forth thine hand to destroy the LORD's anointed? And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and fall upon him. And he smote him that he died. And David said unto him, Thy blood be upon thy head; for thy mouth hath testified against thee, saying, I have slain the LORD'S anointed.
And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan his son:
Thy glory, O Israel,
How are the mighty -
1 And he bade them teach the children of Judah the song of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jashar.
Tell it not in Gath,
Lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice,
Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew nor rain
upon you, Neither fields of offerings :
For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast
away, The shield of Saul, as of one not anointed with oil.
From the blood of the slain,
The bow of Jonathan turned not back,
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives,
They were swifter than eagles,
Ye daughters of Israel,
Who clothed you in scarlet delicately,
How are the mighty –
I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan:
Thy love to me was wonderful,
How are the mighty