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SA1 13:4 And all Israel heard say that Saul had smitten a garrison of
the Philistines, and that Israel also was had in abomination with the
Philistines. And the people were called together after Saul to Gilgal.
SA1 13:5 And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with
Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people
as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up,
and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven.
SA1 13:6 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for
the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in
caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.
SA1 13:7 And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad
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