A few late manuscripts of the Septuagint; Hebrew does not have "thirty."
Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see Acts 13:21); Masoretic Text does not have "forty-".
Saul chose three thousand men from Israel; two thousand1 were with him at Mikmash2 and in the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan at Gibeah3 in Benjamin. The rest he sent back to their homes.
The Philistines assembled8 to fight Israel, with three thousandc chariots, six thousand charioteers, and soldiers as numerous as the sand9 on the seashore. They went up and camped at Mikmash,10 east of Beth Aven.11