20 And about the time of her death the women attending her said to her, m“Do not be afraid, for you have borne a son.” But she did not answer or pay attention. 9 t“He will guard the feet of his faithful ones. 12:18 Aphek. 23 And he said to them, “Why do you do such things? 3 And when the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, behold, t Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the L ord. The Philistines and the Ark. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / 1 Samuel / 1 Samuel 4; Share Tweet Save. Verse. These are the gods who struck the Egyptians with every sort of plague in the wilderness. He had judged Israel forty years. 4 Then the Lord called Samuel, and he said, “Here I am!” The Philistines Capture the Ark 4. 10 The men did so, and took two milk cows and yoked them to the cart and shut up their calves at home. The Philistines Capture the Ark - And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. 9 But after they had brought it around, zthe hand of the Lord was against the city, causing a very great panic, and he afflicted the men of the city, both young and old, so that xtumors broke out on them. 5:1; 7:12] Ebenezer, and the Philistines encamped at x ch. 18:17; 19:8; 2 Kgs. 16 And when tthe five lords of the Philistines saw it, they returned that day to Ekron. 1 Samuel 3 1 Samuel 5 Chapter 4. And Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli. 29:1; Josh. (Jos 24:33; 1Sa 1:19; 1Ki 11:26) 2 He had two wives. 1 When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel. Is it wrong to skip church? Who can deliver us from the power of these mighty gods? 1 Samuel 4 . (Hebrews 10:25) Can I struggle with addiction and still be considered a born again Christian? 19 Now his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant, about to give birth. 21 jIndeed the Lord visited Hannah, and she conceived and bore three sons and two daughters. Last Week's Top Questions . 22 And she said, “The glory has departed from Israel, (U)for the ark of God has been captured.”. Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines. 19 rAnd Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him sand let none of his words fall to the ground. They turned neither to the right nor to the left, and the lords of the Philistines went after them as far as the border of qBeth-shemesh. Listen to the Bible. 6:2; Ps. And to whom shall he go up away from us?” The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 10 uThe adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; wThe Lord will judge the ends of the earth; 11 Then Elkanah went home yto Ramah. 9 Therefore Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down, and if he calls you, you shall say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant hears.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines. sI gave to the house of your father all my offerings by fire from the people of Israel. 4 So the people sent to Shiloh and brought from there the ark of the covenant of the Lord of hosts, zwho is enthroned on the cherubim. The name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other, Peninnah. 5:1; 7:12] Ebenezer, and the Philistines encamped at # ch. 22 And she said, “The glory has departed from Israel, pfor the ark of God has been captured.”. zAnd the boy1 was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli the priest. They encamped at Ebenezer, and the Philistines encamped at Aphek. 9 and watch. Is it wrong to skip church? ESV Student Study Bible, Trutone, Chestnut, ESV Large Print Value Thinline Bible (TruTone, Ruby, Vine Design), Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV Study Bible, Large Print, Genuine Leather, Black. Need some help understanding theology? They encamped at Ebenezer, and the Philistines encamped at Aphek. 1 And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Paragraph. 6 And when the Philistines heard the noise of the shouting, they said, “What does this great shouting in the camp of the Hebrews mean?” And when they learned that the ark of the Lord had come to the camp, Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines. And Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. sA great stone was there. Your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been captured.” wThe hand of God was very heavy there. Your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been captured.” 18 As soon as he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell over backward (P)from his seat by the side of the gate, and his neck was broken and he died, for the man was old and heavy. 1 There was a certain man of aRamathaim-zophim of bthe hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, can Ephrathite. 5 So you must make images of your dtumors and images of your mice that ravage the land, fand give glory to the God of Israel. And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape to the land of the Philistines. 7 Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, and the word of the Lord had not yet been revealed to him. 2 He had two wives. 29 Why then do you tscorn2 my sacrifices and my offerings that I commanded for my dwelling, and honor your sons above me by fattening yourselves on the choicest parts of every offering of my people Israel?’ Tell us with what we shall send it to its place.” Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines. 12 And the cows went straight in the direction of qBeth-shemesh along rone highway, lowing as they went. but the wicked shall be cut off in darkness. 1 Samuel 7. 8 And the Lord called Samuel again the third time. 6 Why should you harden your hearts as ithe Egyptians and jPharaoh hardened their hearts? 1 Samuel 4 KJV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] King James Bible: English Standard Version: 1 And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God. 20 Then the men of Beth-shemesh said, y“Who is able to stand before the Lord, this holy God? 11 Then the Lord said to Samuel, “Behold, I am about to do a thing in Israel kat which the two ears of everyone who hears it will tingle. 1 Samuel 4 - 7 - ESV. 1 Samuel 1 English Standard Version The Birth of Samuel 1 There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite. 6 And the Lord called again, “Samuel!” and Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” But he said, “I did not call, my son; lie down again.” 2 Saul was staying in the outskirts of Gibeah in the pomegranate cave # 14:2 Or under the pomegranate [tree] at # [See ch. 16 And if the man said to him, “Let them burn the fat first, and then take as much as you wish,” he would say, “No, you must give it now, and if not, I will take it by force.” 11 yThey sent therefore and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines and said, “Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it return to its own place, that it may not kill us and our people.” For there was a deathly panic throughout the whole city. And when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed and gave birth, for her pains came upon her.