Today’s episode in our Days of David podcast series tells the dramatic and tragic story that inspired the Song of the Bow. This song of mourning includes the timeless phrase “How the mighty have fallen!” Today we look at the end of the house of Saul, his death and the deaths of his sons, including the great prince Jonathan.
For those following along in scripture, this episode looks at the events from 1 Samuel 28 to 2 Samuel 1. We look at David and his mighty men following a perilous raid by the Amalekites, the Witch of Endor, the deaths of Saul and his sons, and the David’s learning of these events.
You can learn more about the items discussed in this episode through these links:
- The Amalekites
- Necromancy and Ghost Pits in the Ancient World
- Who Appeared to the Witch at Endor
- Common Expressions that Originated from the Bible
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