And Jonathan struck the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the Hebrews hear.
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George Leo Haydock
Land. As soon as the next cities had heard the alarm, they sounded the trumpet, and so the news was conveyed to the most distant parts, in a short time, Judges iii. 27.
Hebrews. Probably those "on the other side "of the Jordan, who presently came to the assistance of their brethren, ver. 7. (Osiander)
It might also be the usual beginning of a proclamation. See Daniel iii. 4. (Menochius)
Septuagint and Aquila have a instead of r, in hibrim. "Let the servants (subjects) attend. "(Aquila) "The slaves have rebelled "(Septuagint) meaning the Philistines, who ought to have been subject to Israel. (Haydock)