1 H7458 Then there was a famine H3117 in the days H1732 of David H7969 three H8141 years, H8141 year H310 after H8141 year; H1732 and David H1245 [H8762] enquired H6440 of H3068 the LORD. H3068 And the LORD H559 [H8799] answered, H7586 It is for Saul, H1818 and for his bloody H1004 house, H4191 [H8689] because he slew H1393 the Gibeonites.
2 H4428 And the king H7121 [H8799] called H1393 the Gibeonites, H559 [H8799] and said H1393 to them; (now the Gibeonites H1121 were not of the children H3478 of Israel, H3499 but of the remnant H567 of the Amorites; H1121 and the children H3478 of Israel H7650 [H8738] had sworn H7586 to them: and Saul H1245 [H8762] sought H5221 [H8687] to slay H7065 [H8763] them in his zeal H1121 to the children H3478 of Israel H3063 and Judah.)
3 H1732 Therefore David H559 [H8799] said H1393 to the Gibeonites, H6213 [H8799] What shall I do H3722 [H8762] for you? and how shall I make the atonement, H1288 [H8761] that ye may bless H5159 the inheritance H3068 of the LORD?
4 H1393 And the Gibeonites H559 [H8799] said H3701 to him, We will have no silver H2091 nor gold H5973 of H7586 Saul, H1004 nor of his house; H4191 [H8687] neither for us shalt thou kill H376 any man H3478 in Israel. H559 [H8799] And he said, H559 [H8802] What ye shall say, H6213 [H8799] that will I do for you.
5 H559 [H8799] And they answered H4428 the king, H376 The man H3615 [H8765] that consumed H1819 [H8765] us, and that devised H8045 [H8738] against us that we should be desolated H3320 [H8692] from remaining H1366 within any border H3478 of Israel,
6 H7651 Let seven H582 men H1121 of his sons H5414 [H8714] be delivered H3363 [H8689] to us, and we will hang them up H3068 to the LORD H1390 in Gibeah H7586 of Saul, H3068 whom the LORD H972 chose. H4428 And the king H559 [H8799] said, H5414 [H8799] I will give them.
7 H4428 But the king H2550 [H8799] spared H4648 Mephibosheth, H1121 the son H3083 of Jonathan H1121 the son H7586 of Saul, H3068 because of the LORD'S H7621 oath H1732 that was between them, between David H3083 and Jonathan H1121 the son H7586 of Saul.
8 H4428 But the king H3947 [H8799] took H8147 the two H1121 sons H7532 of Rizpah H1323 the daughter H345 of Aiah, H3205 [H8804] whom she bore H7586 to Saul, H764 Armoni H4648 and Mephibosheth; H2568 and the five H1121 sons H4324 of Michal H1323 the daughter H7586 of Saul, H3205 [H8804] whom she brought up H5741 for Adriel H1121 the son H1271 of Barzillai H4259 the Meholathite:
9 H5414 [H8799] And he delivered H3027 them into the hands H1393 of the Gibeonites, H3363 [H8686] and they hanged H2022 them on the mountain H6440 before H3068 the LORD: H5307 [H8799] and they fell H7651 H7659 [H8675] all seven H3162 together, H4191 [H8717] and were put to death H3117 in the days H7105 of harvest, H7223 in the first H8462 days, in the beginning H8184 of barley H7105 harvest.
10 H7532 And Rizpah H1323 the daughter H345 of Aiah H3947 [H8799] took H8242 sackcloth, H5186 [H8686] and spread H6697 it for her upon the rock, H8462 from the beginning H7105 of harvest H4325 until the rain H5413 [H8738] poured H8064 on them from heaven, H5414 [H8804] and allowed H5775 neither the birds H8064 of the air H5117 [H8800] to rest H3119 on them by day, H2416 nor the beasts H7704 of the field H3915 by night.
11 H5046 [H8714] And it was told H1732 David H7532 what Rizpah H1323 the daughter H345 of Aiah, H6370 the concubine H7586 of Saul, H6213 [H8804] had done.
12 H1732 And David H3212 [H8799] went H3947 [H8799] and took H6106 the bones H7586 of Saul H6106 and the bones H3083 of Jonathan H1121 his son H1167 from the men H3003 H1568 of Jabeshgilead, H1589 [H8804] who had stolen H7339 them from the street H1052 of Bethshan, H6430 where the Philistines H8511 H8518 [H8804] had hanged H3117 them, when H6430 the Philistines H5221 [H8687] had slain H7586 Saul H1533 in Gilboa:
13 H5927 [H8686] And he brought up H6106 from there the bones H7586 of Saul H6106 and the bones H3083 of Jonathan H1121 his son; H622 [H8799] and they gathered H6106 the bones H3363 [H8716] of them that were hanged.
14 H6106 And the bones H7586 of Saul H3083 and Jonathan H1121 his son H6912 [H8799] they buried H776 in the land H1144 of Benjamin H6762 in Zelah, H6913 in the burying-place H7027 of Kish H1 his father: H6213 [H8799] and they performed H4428 all that the king H6680 [H8765] commanded. H310 And after H430 that God H6279 [H8735] was entreated H776 for the land.
15 H6430 Moreover the Philistines H4421 had yet war H3478 again with Israel; H1732 and David H3381 [H8799] went down, H5650 and his servants H3898 [H8735] with him, and fought H6430 against the Philistines: H1732 and David H5774 [H8799] became faint.
16 H3430 And Ishbibenob, H3211 who was of the sons H7497 of the giant, H4948 the weight H7013 of whose spear H7969 was three H3967 hundred H5178 shekels of brass H4948 in weight, H2296 [H8803] he being girded H2319 with a new H559 [H8799] sword, thought H5221 [H8687] of slaying H1732 David.
17 H52 But Abishai H1121 the son H6870 of Zeruiah H5826 [H8799] helped H5221 [H8686] him, and smote H6430 the Philistine, H4191 [H8686] and killed H582 him. Then the men H1732 of David H7650 [H8738] swore H559 [H8800] to him, saying, H3318 [H8799] Thou shalt go H4421 out no more with us to battle, H3518 [H8762] that thou mayest not put out H5216 the light H3478 of Israel.
18 H310 And it came to pass after this, H4421 that there was again a battle H6430 with the Philistines H1359 at Gob: H5444 then Sibbechai H2843 the Hushathite H5221 [H8689] slew H5593 Saph, H3211 who was of the sons H7497 of the giant.
19 H4421 And there was again a battle H1359 in Gob H6430 with the Philistines, H445 where Elhanan H1121 the son H3296 of Jaareoregim, H1022 a Bethlehemite, H5221 [H8686] slew H1555 the brother of Goliath H1663 the Gittite, H6086 the staff H2595 of whose spear H707 [H8802] was like a weaver's H4500 beam.
20 H4421 And there was yet a battle H1661 in Gath, H376 where was a man H4067 H4055 [H8675] of great stature, H3027 that had on every hand H8337 six H676 fingers, H7272 and on every foot H8337 six H676 toes, H702 four H6242 and twenty H4557 in number; H3205 [H8795] and he also was born H7497 to the giant.
21 H2778 [H8762] And when he defied H3478 Israel, H3083 Jonathan H1121 the son H8092 of Shimea H251 the brother H1732 of David H5221 [H8686] slew him.