Danites Seek Territory

18 (A)In those days there was no king of Israel; and (B)in those days the tribe of the Danites was seeking an inheritance for themselves to live in, for until that day [a]an inheritance had not [b]been allotted to them as a possession among the tribes of Israel. So the sons of Dan sent from their family five men out of their whole number, [c]valiant men from (C)Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and to explore it; and they said to them, “Go, explore the land.” And they came to (D)the hill country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and stayed overnight there.

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  1. Judges 18:1 Lit it
  2. Judges 18:1 Lit fallen
  3. Judges 18:2 Lit men, sons of valor