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The Descendants of Dan Learn about Micah

18 Back in those days, Israel didn’t have a king yet, and during that time the tribe of Dan had been seeking a territorial inheritance to live in, because up until that time no territory had been allotted to them as a possession among the tribes of Israel. So the tribe[a] of Dan sent from their families five valiant men of their number from Zorah and Eshtaol to scout the land and search through it. Following their orders, which were “Go and scout the land,” they came to the mountainous region[b] of Ephraim, arrived at Micah’s home, and stayed there.

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  1. Judges 18:2 Lit. sons
  2. Judges 18:2 Or the hill country