1 Samuel 3:11-14 NIV

11 And the LORD said to Samuel: "See, I am about to do something in Israel that will make the ears of everyone who hears of it tingle.1

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12 At that time I will carry out against Eli everything2 I spoke against his family--from beginning to end.

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13 For I told him that I would judge his family forever because of the sin he knew about; his sons made themselves contemptible,a and he failed to restrain3 them.

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    • b 3:13 - Masoretic Text; an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition and Septuagint "sons blasphemed God"
      14 Therefore, I swore to the house of Eli, 'The guilt of Eli's house will never be atoned4 for by sacrifice or offering.' "

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