For messengers are coming, heralding disaster, from the city of Dan and from the hills of Ephraim. 1
All Israel from Dan to Beer Sheba realized that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the Lord.
She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
namely, to transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and to establish the throne of David over Israel and over Judah all the way from Dan to Beer Sheba!”
So the Lord sent a plague through Israel from the morning until the completion of the appointed time. Seventy thousand men died from Dan to Beer Sheba.
All the people of Judah and Israel had security; everyone from Dan to Beer Sheba enjoyed the produce of their vines and fig trees throughout Solomon’s lifetime. 1
The snorting of the enemy’s horses is already being heard in the city of Dan. The sound of the neighing of their stallions 1 causes the whole land to tremble with fear. They are coming to destroy the land and everything in it! They are coming to destroy 2 the cities and everyone who lives in them!”
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.
The king told Joab, the general in command of his army, “Go through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Beer Sheba and muster the army, so I may know the size of the army.”