And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.
] For though they were assured of success and victory, yet they thought proper to make use of means: and though their numbers were very great, they had recourse to art and stratagem, and set an ambush in divers places, much in like manner as Israel did for the men of Ai; the two cases being pretty much similar; this ambush was set in the night, as Josephus says F19,
F19 Ut supra, (Antiqu. l. 5. c. 2.) sect. 11.