When the men of Israel saw that they were in danger (for the people were distressed), then the people (A)hid in caves, in thickets, in rocks, in holes, and in pits. And some of the Hebrews crossed over the Jordan to the (B)land of Gad and Gilead.

As for Saul, he was still in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling. (C)Then he waited seven days, according to the time set by Samuel. But Samuel did not come to Gilgal; and the people were scattered from him.

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