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1 Samuel 4:17 NIV

17 The man who brought the news replied, “Israel fled before the Philistines, and the army has suffered heavy losses. Also your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been captured.”

References for 1 Samuel 4:17

Study tools for 1 Samuel 4:17

  • a 4:7 - Or "“Gods have" (see Septuagint)
  • b 4:18 - Traditionally "judged"
  • c 4:21 - "Ichabod" means "no glory."