Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 4:8-18

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1 Samuel 4:8-18

NIV 8 Woe to us! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the desert. NIV 8 Woe to us! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the desert. NIV 9 Be strong, Philistines! Be men, or you will be subject to the Hebrews, as they have been to you. Be men, and fight!" NIV 9 Be strong, Philistines! Be men, or you will be subject to the Hebrews, as they have been to you. Be men, and fight!" NIV 10 So the Philistines fought, and the Israelites were defeated and every man fled to his tent. The slaughter was very great; Israel lost thirty thousand foot soldiers. NIV 10 So the Philistines fought, and the Israelites were defeated and every man fled to his tent. The slaughter was very great; Israel lost thirty thousand foot soldiers. NIV 11 The ark of God was captured, and Eli's two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, died. NIV 11 The ark of God was captured, and Eli's two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, died. NIV 12 That same day a Benjamite ran from the battle line and went to Shiloh, his clothes torn and dust on his head. NIV 12 That same day a Benjamite ran from the battle line and went to Shiloh, his clothes torn and dust on his head. NIV 13 When he arrived, there was Eli sitting on his chair by the side of the road, watching, because his heart feared for the ark of God. When the man entered the town and told what had happened, the whole town sent up a cry. NIV 13 When he arrived, there was Eli sitting on his chair by the side of the road, watching, because his heart feared for the ark of God. When the man entered the town and told what had happened, the whole town sent up a cry. NIV 14 Eli heard the outcry and asked, "What is the meaning of this uproar?" The man hurried over to Eli, NIV 14 Eli heard the outcry and asked, "What is the meaning of this uproar?" The man hurried over to Eli, NIV 15 who was ninety-eight years old and whose eyes were set so that he could not see. NIV 15 who was ninety-eight years old and whose eyes were set so that he could not see. NIV 16 He told Eli, "I have just come from the battle line; I fled from it this very day." Eli asked, "What happened, my son?" NIV 16 He told Eli, "I have just come from the battle line; I fled from it this very day." Eli asked, "What happened, my son?" NIV 17 The man who brought the news replied, "Israel fled before the Philistines, and the army has suffered heavy losses. Also your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been captured." NIV 17 The man who brought the news replied, "Israel fled before the Philistines, and the army has suffered heavy losses. Also your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been captured." NIV 18 When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell backward off his chair by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, for he was an old man and heavy. He had led Israel forty years. NIV 18 When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell backward off his chair by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, for he was an old man and heavy. He had led Israel forty years.