And the children of Israelsaid, Who is thereamong all the tribes of Israelthatcame not up with the congregationunto the LORD? For they had made a greatoathconcerning him thatcame not up to the LORD to Mizpeh, saying, He shallsurely be put to death.
Thentheysaid, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shilohyearly in a placewhich is on the northside of Bethel, on the eastside of the highwaythatgoeth up fromBethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.
And see, and, behold, if the daughters of Shilohcome out to dance in dances, thencome ye out of the vineyards, and catch you every man his wife of the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.
And it shall be, whentheirfathers or theirbrethrencomeunto us to complain, that we will say untothem, Be favourableuntothem for our sakes: because we reserved not to each man his wife in the war: for ye did not giveuntothem at thistime, that ye should be guilty.
And the children of Benjamin did so, and tookthemwives, according to theirnumber, of themthatdanced, whomtheycaught: and theywent and returneduntotheirinheritance, and repaired the cities, and dwelt in them.