|Overview - 1 Samuel 13|
|1||Saul's select band.|
|3||He calls the Hebrews to Gilgal against the Philistines, whose garrison Jonathan had smitten.|
|5||The Philistines' great host.|
|6||The distress of the Israelites.|
|8||Saul, weary of staying for Samuel, sacrifices.|
|11||Samuel reproves him.|
|17||The three spoiling bands of the Philistines.|
|19||The policy of the Philistines, to suffer no smith in Israel.|
1 Samuel 13:2 (King James Version)
Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
- 8:11 14:52
- Michmash was situated east of Bethaven, or Bethel; and Eusebius says it was in his time a considerable place, about nine miles from Jerusalem, towards Rama.
- 1 Samuel 13:5 1 Samuel 13:23 ; 1 Samuel 14:5 1 Samuel 14:31 Isaiah 10:28
- in Gibeah
- 10:26 15:34 Joshua 18:28 ; Judges 19:12 ; 2 Samuel 21:6 ; Isaiah 10:29