Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel. The men of Israel fled from the Philistines and many of them fell dead on Mount Gilboa.
The next day, when the Philistines came to strip loot from the corpses, they discovered Saul and his three sons lying dead 1 on Mount Gilboa.
The young man who was telling him this 1 said, “I just happened to be on Mount Gilboa and came across Saul leaning on his spear for support. The chariots and leaders of the horsemen were in hot pursuit of him.