5 The Philistines also gathered to fight against Israel: 3,000a chariots, 6,000 horsemen, and troops as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Michmash, east of Beth-aven.b

References for 1 Samuel 13:5

    • i 13:5 - One LXX ms, Syr; MT reads 30,000
    • j 13:5 - LXX reads Michmash, opposite Beth-horon to the south