1 Samuel 7:12-17 NIV

12 Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer,a saying, “Thus far the LORD has helped us.”

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    • u 7:12 - "Ebenezer" means "stone of help."
      13 So the Philistines were subdued and they stopped invading Israel’s territory. Throughout Samuel’s lifetime, the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines.

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      14 The towns from Ekron to Gath that the Philistines had captured from Israel were restored to Israel, and Israel delivered the neighboring territory from the hands of the Philistines. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.

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      15 Samuel continued as Israel’s leader all the days of his life.

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      16 From year to year he went on a circuit from Bethel to Gilgal to Mizpah, judging Israel in all those places.

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      17 But he always went back to Ramah, where his home was, and there he also held court for Israel. And he built an altar there to the LORD.

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