1 Samuel 4:1

Overview - 1 Samuel 4
The Israelites are overcome by the Philistines at Ebenezer.
They fetch the ark unto the terror of the Philistines.
10 They are smitten again, the ark taken, and Hophni and Phinehas are slain.
12 Eli at the news, falling backward, breaks his neck.
19 Phinehas's wife, discouraged in her travail with I-chabod, dies.
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1 Samuel 4:1  (King James Version)
And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out against the Philistines to battle, and pitched beside Ebenezer: and the Philistines pitched in Aphek.

M. 2863. B.C. 1141. An. Ex. Is. 350. came. or, came to
Hebrew was.

That is, the place afterwards so called: See the Parallel Texts. 5:1 7:12

This Aphek was situated in the tribe of Judah, and is probably the same as Aphekah.
Joshua 15:53
It must be carefully distinguished from that near Jezreel, and another in Asher.
29:1 Joshua 19:30 ; 1 Kings 20:30