12 The Midianites, the Amalekites(A) and all the other eastern peoples had settled in the valley, thick as locusts.(B) Their camels(C) could no more be counted than the sand on the seashore.(D)

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The Philistines assembled(A) to fight Israel, with three thousand[a] chariots, six thousand charioteers, and soldiers as numerous as the sand(B) on the seashore. They went up and camped at Mikmash,(C) east of Beth Aven.(D)

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  1. 1 Samuel 13:5 Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew thirty thousand

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