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himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the word of the LORD.
SA1 4:1 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.
SA1 4:2 And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and
when they joined battle, Israel was smitten before the Philistines: and
they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.
SA1 4:3 And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of
Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the
Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of
Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the
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