|Overview - 1 Samuel 6|
|1||After seven months the Philistines take counsel how to send back the ark.|
|10||They bring it on a new cart with an offering unto Beth-shemesh.|
|19||The people are smitten for looking into the ark.|
|21||They send to them of Kirjath-jearim to fetch it.|
1 Samuel 6:9 (King James Version)
And see, if it goeth up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, then he hath done us this great evil: but if not, then we shall know that it is not his hand that smote us: it was a chance that happened to us.