1 Samuel 31:11-13

11 a  But when the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, 12 b  all the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan, and they came to Jabesh c  and burned them there. 13And they took their bones d  and buried them under e  the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and f  fasted seven days.

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