Thematic Bible: Armor-bearer


Thematic Bible



Saul told the people who were with him, "Do a roll call and see who has left us." They did a roll call, and Jonathan and his armor bearer were not there.

Jonathan told his armor bearer, "Come, let's go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised ones. Perhaps the LORD will work for us, since nothing prevents the LORD from delivering, whether by many or by a few." His armor bearer told him, "Do whatever you want. Let's move out! I'm right here with you, as you wish."

The men of the garrison responded to Jonathan and his armor bearer: "Come up and fight us, and we will show you something." Jonathan then told his armor bearer, "Follow me, for the LORD has given them into Israel's control."


As a result, Saul, his three sons, his armor bearer, and all his men died together that day.

David went to Saul and began to serve him. Saul loved him very much, and he became his armor bearer.


Ten young men who served as Joab's personal assistants then surrounded Absalom, striking him repeatedly and killing him.


The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the iron point of his spear weighed 600 shekels. A man carrying his shield walked in front of him.


So he cried out to his young armor bearer and ordered him, "Draw your sword and kill me, so no one will say about me that "A woman killed him.'" So the young man pierced him through, and he died.


David went to Saul and began to serve him. Saul loved him very much, and he became his armor bearer.


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