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1 Samuel 2:34

34 “ ‘And what happens to your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, will be a sign to you—they will both die on the same day.

Read 1 Samuel 2:34 Using Other Translations

And this shall be a sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.
And this that shall come upon your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, shall be the sign to you: both of them shall die on the same day.
And to prove that what I have said will come true, I will cause your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, to die on the same day!

What does 1 Samuel 2:34 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 2:34

This shall be a sign unto thee
A confirming one, that all which had been now said would be fulfilled:

that shall come upon thy two sons, Hophni and Phinehas;
which Eli would live to see fulfilled on them; and when it was, he might be assured the rest would be most certainly accomplished, and it was this:

in one day they shall die both of them;
as they did in battle with the Philistines, ( 1 Samuel 4:11 ) .

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