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1 Samuel 4:2 NIV

2 The Philistines deployed their forces to meet Israel, and as the battle spread, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand of them on the battlefield.

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