1 Samuel 2:23

23 So he said to them, “Why do you do such things? I hear from all the people about these wicked deeds of yours.

Read 1 Samuel 2:23 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil dealings by all this people.
And he said to them, "Why do you do such things? For I hear of your evil dealings from all the people.
Eli said to them, “I have been hearing reports from all the people about the wicked things you are doing. Why do you keep sinning?

What does 1 Samuel 2:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 2:23

And he said unto them, why do ye such things?
&c.] As to impose upon the people that bring their offerings, by taking more than is due, and in a very indecent and imperious manner; and especially to defile the women when they came to worship: these were very scandalous sins, and deserved a more severe reprimand, and indeed a greater chastisement than by mere words; Eli should have rebuked them more sharply, and laid open the evil of their doings, and as a judge punished them for them:

for I hear of your evil doings by all this people;
the inhabitants of Shiloh, or who came thither to worship, who were continually making their complaints to Eli; which still shows his backwardness to reprove them in the manner he did until he was obliged to it by the continual remonstrances of the people against the practices of his sons; he did not attend to the information he had from a few persons, until it became general.

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