And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual:
in three companies
1 Samuel 11:11 And it was so on the morrow, that Saul put the people in three companies; and they came into the middle of the host in the morning watch...
Joshua 18:23 And Avim, and Pharah, and Ophrah,
Joshua 19:3 And Hazarshual, and Balah, and Azem,