|Overview - 1 Samuel 4|
|1||The Israelites are overcome by the Philistines at Ebenezer.|
|3||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.|
1 Samuel 4:13 (King James Version)
And when he came, lo, Eli sat upon a seat by the wayside watching: for his heart trembled for the ark of God. And when the man came into the city, and told it, all the city cried out.