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SA1 4:17 And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the
Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the
people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the
ark of God is taken.
SA1 4:18 And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God,
that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his
neck brake, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. And he had
judged Israel forty years.
SA1 4:19 And his daughter in law, Phinehas' wife, was with child, near
to be delivered: and when she heard the tidings that the ark of God was
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