These last five kings
When Sihon and all his troops
So Saul mustered all his army to go down to Keilah and besiege David and his men.
The Philistines assembled all their troops
David again assembled
Meanwhile David had gone to Mahanaim, while Absalom and all the men of Israel had crossed the Jordan River.
Then the king said to Amasa, “Call the men of Judah together for me in three days,
“‘Be ready and stay ready, you and all your companies assembled around you, and be a guard for them.
But he said, “You may not pass through.” Then Edom came out against them
These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots.
But Sihon did not trust Israel to pass through his territory. He
The men of Israel (not counting Benjamin) had mustered four hundred thousand sword-wielding soldiers, every one an experienced warrior.
When the Philistines heard that the Israelites had gathered at Mizpah, the leaders of the Philistines went up against Israel. When the Israelites heard about this, they were afraid of the Philistines.
When Saul counted them at Bezek, the Israelites were 300,000
So Saul assembled
When the Philistines heard that David had been designated
When David was informed, he gathered all Israel, crossed the Jordan River,
My advice therefore is this: Let all Israel from Dan to Beer Sheba – in number like the sand by the sea! – be mustered to you, and you lead them personally into battle.