1 Samuel 13:4

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 13:4  (King James Version)
And all Israel heard say that Saul had smitten a garrison of the Philistines, and that Israel also was had in abomination with the Philistines. And the people were called together after Saul to Gilgal.

was had in abomination
Hebrew did stink.
Genesis 34:30 ; 46:34 Exodus 5:21 ; Zechariah 11:8

to Gilgal
10:8 1 Samuel 11:14 1 Samuel 11:15 Joshua 5:9