27 And the people of Israel inquired of the Lord (A)(for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days, 28 and (B)Phinehas the son of Eleazar, son of Aaron, (C)ministered before it in those days), saying, “Shall we go out once more to battle against our brothers, the people of Benjamin, or shall we cease?” And the Lord said, “Go up, for tomorrow I will give them into your hand.”

29 (D)So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah.

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