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mighty Gods? these are the Gods that smote the Egyptians with all the
plagues in the wilderness.
SA1 4:9 Be strong and quit yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that
ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit
yourselves like men, and fight.
SA1 4:10 And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they
fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for
there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.
SA1 4:11 And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni
and Phinehas, were slain.
SA1 4:12 And there ran a man of Benjamin out of the army, and came to
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