1 Samuel 14:15-19 NIV

Israel Routs the Philistines

15 Then panic1 struck the whole army--those in the camp and field, and those in the outposts and raiding2 parties--and the ground shook. It was a panic sent by God.a

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    • b 14:15 - Or "a terrible panic"
      16 Saul's lookouts3 at Gibeah in Benjamin saw the army melting away in all directions.

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      17 Then Saul said to the men who were with him, "Muster the forces and see who has left us." When they did, it was Jonathan and his armor-bearer who were not there.
      18 Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring4 the ark5 of God." (At that time it was with the Israelites.)b

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        • c 14:18 - Hebrew; Septuagint ""Bring the ephod." (At that time he wore the ephod before the Israelites.)"
          19 While Saul was talking to the priest, the tumult in the Philistine camp increased more and more. So Saul said to the priest,6 "Withdraw your hand."

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