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2 Samuel 1

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one After the death of Saul, when David returned from the defeat of the Amalekites and spent two days in Sekelag,
2 behold, on the third day a man comes from the camp of Saulov; his clothes were torn and dust on his head. Having come to David, he fell to the ground and bowed [to him].
3 And David said to him: Where did you come from? And he said: I fled from the camp of Israel.
4 And David said to him, What happened? tell me. And he said: the people fled from the battle, and many of the people fell and died, and Saul and his son Jonathan died.
5 And David said to the young man, telling him: how do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?
6 And the lad said, telling him: I accidentally came to Mount Gelvuyskaya, and behold, Saul fell on his spear, while chariots and horsemen overtook him.
7 Then he looked back and, seeing me, called me.
eight And I said: here I am. He told me: who are you? And I said to him: I am an Amalekite.
nine Then he said to me: Come to me and kill me, for mortal longing has gripped me, my soul is still in me.
ten And I went up to him and killed him, for I knew that he would not be alive after his fall; and I took the crown that was on his head, and the wrist that was on his hand, and brought them to my master here.

eleven Then David grabbed his clothes and tore them, as well as all the people who were with him.
12 and wept and wept, and fasted until evening about Saul and his son Jonathan, and about the people of the Lord and the house of Israel, that they had fallen by the sword.
thirteen And David said to the lad, telling him: where are you from? And he said: I am the son of an alien Amalekite.
fourteen Then David said to him: how were you not afraid to raise your hand to kill the anointed of the Lord?
fifteen And David called one of the ladies and said to him: Come, kill him.
sixteen And [he] killed him, and he died. And David said unto him, Thy blood is on your head, for your lips testified to you when you said: I killed the anointed of the Lord.

17 And David Saul and his son Jonathan mourned for a lamentable song,
18 and he commanded the sons of Judah to teach bow, as it is written in the book of the Righteous, and said:
19 Thy beauty, O Israel, is struck at your heights! how the strong fell!
twenty Do not tell in Gath, do not proclaim in the streets of Ascalon, that the daughters of the Philistines do not rejoice, that the daughters of the uncircumcised do not triumph.
21 Mountains of Gelvuy! neither [dew] nor dew nor rain upon you, nor may [fields upon you] bear fruit, for there the shield of the mighty was defeated, the shield of Saul, no matter how it was anointed with oil.
22 Without the blood of the wounded, without the fat of the mighty, Jonathan’s bow did not return, and Saul’s sword did not return for nothing.
23 Saul and Jonathan, kind and consonant in their lives, did not part in their death; faster than eagles, stronger than lions [they were].
24 Daughters of Israel! cry for Saul, who dressed you in scarlet with ornaments and delivered your golden garments to your clothes.
25 How the strong fell on the battle! Jonathan is slain on your heights.
26 I grieve for you, my brother Jonathan; You were very dear to me; your love was for me more than women's love.
27 How the mighty fell, the weapons of war perished!

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