1 Sam 11:8

11:8 Bezek. Located nine miles west of the Jordan River, opposite Jabesh-gilead.

people of Israel . . . men of Judah. Even before the division of the kingdom (1 Kin. 12), a distinction was often made between the northern and southern tribes (17:52; 18:16; 2 Sam. 2:10; 3:10; 5:5; 11:11; 12:8; 19:11, 40–43; 20:2; 21:2; 24:1, 9).