The time is coming when I will cut short your strength and the strength of your father's house, so that there will not be an old man in your family line132
and you will see distress2 in my dwelling. Although good will be done to Israel, in your family line there will never be an old man.333
Every one of you that I do not cut off from my altar will be spared only to blind your eyes with tears and to grieve your heart, and all your descendants4 will die in the prime of life.
" 'And what happens to your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, will be a sign5 to you--they will both die6 on the same day.735
I will raise up for myself a faithful priest,8 who will do according to what is in my heart and mind. I will firmly establish his house, and he will minister before my anointed9 one always.