1 Samuel 13:2

Overview - 1 Samuel 13
Saul's select band.
He calls the Hebrews to Gilgal against the Philistines, whose garrison Jonathan had smitten.
The Philistines' great host.
The distress of the Israelites.
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.
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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