1 Samuel 5:1 CSB

The Ark in Philistine Hands

1 After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod,

References for 1 Samuel 5:1

      Study tools for 1 Samuel 5:1

      • a 5:2 - A Philistine god of the sea, grain, or storm
      • b 5:2 - Jdg 16:23-24; 1 Ch 10:8-10
      • c 5:2 - Lit to Dagon
      • d 5:3 - Isa 46:1-9
      • e 5:4 - LXX; Hb reads Only Dagon remained on it
      • f 5:6 - Lit The hand of the Lord was heavy on
      • g 5:6 - LXX adds He brought up mice against them, and they swarmed in their ships. Then mice went up into the land and there was a mortal panic in the city.
      • h 5:6 - Perhaps bubonic plague
      • i 5:6 - Dt 28:27
      • j 5:10 - DSS, LXX read Why have you moved . . . people?
      • k 5:11 - DSS, LXX read Why don't you return it to . . . people?