1 Samuel 4:5

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 4:5  (King James Version)
And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.

all Israel
They vainly supposed that the ark would save them, when the God of it had departed from them because of their wickedness.
Judges 15:14 ; Job 20:5 ; Jeremiah 7:4 ; Amos 6:3 ; Micah 2:11