He chose three thousand men from Israel for himself: two thousand were with Saul at Michmash(A) and in Bethel’s hill country, and one thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah(B) of Benjamin. He sent the rest of the troops away, each to his own tent.

Jonathan attacked the Philistine garrison[a](C) in Gibeah,[b] and the Philistines heard about it. So Saul blew the ram’s horn throughout the land(D) saying, “Let the Hebrews hear!” [c](E)

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Footnotes

  1. 13:3 Or governor, also in v. 4
  2. 13:3 LXX; MT reads Geba
  3. 13:3 LXX reads “The slaves have revolted”

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