17 And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon,(A) Geba,(B)

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Jonathan attacked the Philistine outpost(A) at Geba,(B) and the Philistines heard about it. Then Saul had the trumpet(C) blown throughout the land and said, “Let the Hebrews hear!”

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Israel Without Weapons

16 Saul and his son Jonathan and the men with them were staying in Gibeah[a](A) in Benjamin, while the Philistines camped at Mikmash.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 13:16 Two Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts Geba, a variant of Gibeah
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One cliff stood to the north toward Mikmash, the other to the south toward Geba.(A)

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22 Then King Asa issued an order to all Judah—no one was exempt—and they carried away from Ramah(A) the stones and timber Baasha had been using there. With them King Asa(B) built up Geba(C) in Benjamin, and also Mizpah.(D)

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Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba(A) to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the gateway at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which was on the left of the city gate.

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29 They go over the pass, and say,
    “We will camp overnight at Geba.(A)
Ramah(B) trembles;
    Gibeah(C) of Saul flees.(D)

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