Jabesh-gilead

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Jabesh-gilead

(jā`bĕsh-gĭl`ēăd), in the Bible, city of Gilead. After the affair at Gibeah, wives were provided for the Benjamites by sacking Jabesh. Later, Saul saved Jabesh, and at his death the grateful city buried him.
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According to I Samuel 31:12-13, the people of Jabesh Gilead burned the corpses of Saul and his sons, then they buried the bones.