1 Samuel 7:16; 1 Samuel 10:3; 1 Samuel 13:2; 1 Samuel 30:27
He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places.
"Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the oak of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine;
Now Saul chose for himself 3,000 men of Israel, of which 2,000 were with Saul in Michmash and in the hill country of Bethel, while 1,000 were with Jonathan at Gibeah of Benjamin. But he sent away the rest of the people, each to his tent.
to those who were in Bethel, and to those who were in Ramoth of the Negev, and to those who were in Jattir,