They went through the pass, spent the night at Geba. Ramah trembled, Gibeah of Saul ran away.
(9:1) I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. 1 Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation 2 of people that has been disloyal to him. 3
Through your messengers you taunted the sovereign master, 1 ‘With my many chariots 2 I climbed up the high mountains, the slopes of Lebanon. I cut down its tall cedars, and its best evergreens. I invaded its most remote regions, 3 its thickest woods.