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1 Samuel 4:7

    1 Samuel 4:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe to us! for there has not been such a thing heretofore.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Philistines, full of fear, said, God has come into their tents. And they said, Trouble is ours! for never before has such a thing been seen.

    Webster's Revision

    And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

    World English Bible

    The Philistines were afraid, for they said, "God has come into the camp." They said, "Woe to us! For there has not been such a thing before.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 4:7

    Heretofore - Previously.
    Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 4:7

    God is come into the camp - They took for granted, as did the Israelites, that his presence was inseparable from his ark or shrine.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 4:7

    4:7 Heretofore - Not in our times; for the fore - mentioned removals of the ark were before it came to Shiloh.