The Ark Returned to Israel

1 When the ark of the LORD had been in Philistine territory seven months,

Read 1 Samuel 6:1 Using Other Translations

And the ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months.
The ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months.
The Ark of the LORD remained in Philistine territory seven months in all.