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1 Samuel 13:3 NIV

3 Jonathan attacked the Philistine outpost at Geba, and the Philistines heard about it. Then Saul had the trumpet blown throughout the land and said, “Let the Hebrews hear!”

References for 1 Samuel 13:3

Study tools for 1 Samuel 13:3

  • a 13:1 - A few late manuscripts of the Septuagint; Hebrew does not have "thirty."
  • b 13:1 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see Acts 13:21); Masoretic Text does not have "forty-" .
  • c 13:5 - Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew "thirty thousand"
  • d 13:15 - Hebrew; Septuagint "Gilgal and went his way; the rest of the people went after Saul to meet the army, and they went out of Gilgal"
  • e 13:16 - Two Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts "Geba," a variant of "Gibeah"
  • f 13:20 - Septuagint; Hebrew "plow points"
  • g 13:21 - That is, about 1/4 ounce or about 8 grams
  • h 13:21 - That is, about 1/8 ounce or about 4 grams