|Doing Yahweh's work...|
Of course, one cannot finish an army without putting it through its paces, and a showdown with the Philistines was on the cards. Thanks to some spectacularly poor dice rolling on behalf of the Philistines (a trend that would continue throughout the evening), the Hebrews packed up their tents and marched down to the coast for their summer holiday.
|The field of battle - Philistines at the top, Hebrews at the bottom.|
The Hebrews also deployed in 2 lines. This was going to be a big knock down battle of attrition - nothing fancy at all.
|The lines move towards each other|
|The first rounds of combat.|
|The death toll.|