Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

They took their bones, buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted for seven days.

New American Standard Bible

They took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

King James Version

And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Holman Bible

Afterward, they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

A Conservative Version

And they took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

American Standard Version

And they took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk-tree in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Amplified

They took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and fasted [as a sign of mourning and respect] for seven days.

Bible in Basic English

And their bones they put in the earth under a tree in Jabesh; and for seven days they took no food.

Darby Translation

And they took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will take their bones and bury under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they will fast seven days.

King James 2000

And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then they took their bones and buried [them] under the tamarisk in Jabesh, and they fasted [for] seven days.

Modern King James verseion

And they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh. And they fasted seven days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and took their bones and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

NET Bible

They took the bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh; then they fasted for seven days.

New Heart English Bible

They took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

The Emphasized Bible

and took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk-tree in Jabesh, - and fasted seven days.

Webster

And they took their bones, and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

World English Bible

They took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they take their bones, and bury them under the tamarisk in Jabesh, and fast seven days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

and buried
קבר 
Qabar 
Usage: 133

אשׁל 
'eshel 
Usage: 3

at Jabesh
יבישׁ יבשׁ 
Yabesh 
Usage: 24

and fasted
צוּם 
Tsuwm 
fast, at all
Usage: 21

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

Context Readings

Saul And Jonathan Die On Mount Gilboa

12 every valiant soldier got up, traveled all night, and removed Saul's body and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan. Then they went to Jabesh and cremated the bodies there. 13 They took their bones, buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh, and fasted for seven days.


Cross References

Genesis 50:10

When they arrived at Atad's threshing floor, which is located beyond the Jordan River, they held a great and mournful memorial service, during which Joseph spent seven days mourning for his father.

2 Samuel 21:12-14

David had Saul's bones and the bones of his son Jonathan removed from the custody of certain men from Jabesh-gilead, who had stolen them from the public square in Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them that is, back on the day when the Philistines had killed Saul on Mount Gilboa.

1 Samuel 22:6

When Saul heard that David and the men who were with him had been found, he was sitting in Gibeah, under the tamarisk tree on the hill, with his spear in his hand. All his officials were standing around him.

Genesis 35:8

Rebekah's nurse Deborah died and was buried there, under the oak tree that was below Beth-el. That's why the place was named Allon-bacuth.

2 Samuel 1:12

They mourned and wept, and then decided to fast until dusk for Saul, for his son Jonathan, for the army of the LORD, and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen in battle.

2 Samuel 2:4-5

After this, the army of Judah arrived, and they anointed David king over the house of Judah. There they informed David, "The men of Jabesh-gilead buried Saul."

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