And the five men went on, and came to Laisa; and they saw the people in the midst of it dwelling securely, at ease as the manner of the Sidonians, and there is no one perverting or shaming a matter in the land, no heir extorting treasures; and they are far from the Sidonians, and they have no intercourse with any one.
And the five men came to their brethren to Saraa and Esthaol, and said to their brethren, Why sit ye here ?
And they said, Arise, and let us go up against them, for we have seen the land, and, behold, very good, yet ye are still: delay not to go, an to enter in to possess the land.
And whensoever ye shall go, ye shall come in upon a people secure, and the land extensive, for God has given it into your hand; a place where there is no want of anything that the earth affords.
And there departed thence of the families of Dan, from Saraa and from Esthaol, six hundred men, girded with weapons of war.
And they went up, and encamped in Cariathiarim in Juda; therefore it was called in that place the camp of Dan, until this day: behold, behind Cariathiarim.
And they went on thence to the mount of Ephraim, and came to the house of Michaias.
And the five men who went to spy out the land of Laisa answered, and said to their brethren, Ye know that there is in this place an ephod, and theraphin, and a graven and a molten image; and now consider what ye shall do.
And they turned aside there, and went into the house of the young man, the Levite, into the house of Michaias, and asked him how he was.
And the six hundred men of the sons of Dan who were girded with their weapons of war stood by the door of the gate.
And the five men who went to spy out the land went up, and entered into the house of Michaias, and the priest stood.