And the battle went fierce against Saul, and the archers hit him, and he was wounded of the archers.
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George Leo Haydock
Reached: literally, "found. "(Haydock)
Hebrew, or "attacked him, and he feared the archers. He was not, at least, mortally wounded, when he took the desperate resolution to destroy himself, through fear and consternation. (Calmet) Yet the original will admit the sense of the Vulgate and Saul might have received some wounds. Septuagint, "Archers found him with bows, and in labours, and he laboured on account of (or to avoid) the bows. "(Haydock)