The Philistines assembled; they came and camped at Shunem. Saul mustered all Israel and camped at Gilboa.
O mountains of Gilboa, may there be no dew or rain on you, nor fields of grain offerings! 1 For it was there that the shield of warriors was defiled; 2 the shield of Saul lies neglected without oil. 3
he 1 went and took the bones of Saul and of his son Jonathan 2 from the leaders 3 of Jabesh Gilead. (They had secretly taken 4 them from the plaza at Beth Shan. It was there that Philistines 5 publicly exposed their corpses 6 after 7 they 8 had killed Saul at Gilboa.)