1 Samuel 14:30 NIV

30 How much better it would have been if the men had eaten today some of the plunder they took from their enemies. Would not the slaughter of the Philistines have been even greater?”

Study tools for 1 Samuel 14:30

  • a 14:15 - Or "a terrible panic"
  • b 14:18 - Hebrew; Septuagint "“Bring the ephod.” (At that time he wore the ephod before the Israelites.)"
  • c 14:27 - Or "his strength was renewed" ; similarly in verse 29
  • d 14:41 - Septuagint; Hebrew does not have "“Why … at fault."
  • e 14:47 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint "king"
  • f 14:47 - Hebrew; Septuagint "he was victorious"