- In those days there was no king in Israel. And in those days the tribe of the Danites was seeking for itself an inheritance to dwell in; for until then no inheritance among the tribes of Israel had fallen to them.
- "So the Danites sent five able men from the whole number of their tribe, from Zorah and from Esh'ta-ol, to spy out the land and to explore it; and they said to them, ""Go and explore the land."" And they came to the hill country of E'phraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there. "
- "When they were by the house of Micah, they recognized the voice of the young Levite; and they turned aside and said to him, ""Who brought you here? What are you doing in this place? What is your business here?"" "