They have opted to do it alone against the jewish goliath. This is only the beginning...
"And slacken not in following up the enemy: If you are suffering hardships, they are suffering similar hardships; But you have hope from Allah while they have none Allah is full of Knowledge and wisdom." Holy Quran 4:104 Religion should be a source of strength and not of weakness in all our affairs. If we have to struggle hard and suffer hardships, those without faith have to do the same, with this difference, that the man of Faith is full of hope in Allah, whereas the man without Faith has nothing to sustain him.