And in those days it happened that the Philistines gathered their armies for war, to fight with Israel. And Achish said to David, You surely know that you shall go with me to battle, you and your men.
And these are the nations which Jehovah left, to prove Israel by them, as many as had not known all the wars of Canaan;
And the Philistines heard that the sons of Israel had come together to Mizpeh. And the lords of the Philistines went up against Israel. And the sons of Israel heard, and they were afraid of the Philistines.
And the Philistines gathered to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people like the sand on the seashore in multitude. And they came up and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Beth-aven.
And the Philistines gathered their armies for battle, and gathered at Socoh of Judah, and pitched between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim.
And Achish believed David, saying, He has made himself to be hated among his people Israel, and has become my servant forever.
And the Philistines gathered all their armies to Aphek. And the Israelites pitched by a fountain in Jezreel.