Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
I will set my face against you. You will be struck down before your enemies, those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when there is no one pursuing you.
"Because you have not served the Lord your God joyfully and wholeheartedly with the abundance of everything you have,
1 Samuel 13:6
The men of Israel realized they had a problem because their army was hard pressed. So the army hid in caves, thickets, cliffs, strongholds, and cisterns.
1 Samuel 14:11
When they made themselves known to the Philistine garrison, the Philistines said, "Look! The Hebrews are coming out of the holes in which they hid themselves."
(the world was not worthy of them); they wandered in deserts and mountains and caves and openings in the earth.
Then the kings of the earth, the very important people, the generals, the rich, the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.
They will build houses and live in them; they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.