He is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron; at Michmash he hath laid up his carriages:
And Saul tarried in the uttermost part of Gibeah under a pomegranate tree which is in Migron: and the people that were with him were about six hundred men;
Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven.
And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is beside Bethaven, on the east side of Bethel, and spake unto them, saying, Go up and view the country. And the men went up and viewed Ai.
So they turned and departed, and put the little ones and the cattle and the carriage before them.
The forefront of the one was situate northward over against Michmash, and the other southward over against Gibeah.
And they smote the Philistines that day from Michmash to Aijalon: and the people were very faint.
And David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage, and ran into the army, and came and saluted his brethren.
The children also of Benjamin from Geba dwelt at Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and in their villages,