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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

1 Samuel 7

 

 

Verse 1

men. Hebrew. "enosh. App-14. the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

Abinadab. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Aramaean, Septuagint, and Syriac, add "which is". in the hill. Or, in Gibeah.


Verse 2

time was long. Ark remained with Philistines seven months (1 Samuel 6:1); sent from Ekron to Kirjathjearim in 1040, and remained there twenty years (1Sa 7). From the capture (in 1040BC ) to its entry into Zion (in 950BC) was eighty-nine years (2 Samuel 7:17).


Verse 4

children = sons.


Verse 6

sinned. Hebrew. chata". App-44.


Verse 7

lords. See note on Joshua 13:3.


Verse 8

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.


Verse 9

Samuel took. Samuel was a Levite, and according to 1 Chronicles 23:27-32 could do this; though according to Numbers 18:3 he could not have acted in the holy place.

offered = offered up. See App-43.


Verse 10

thundered with a great thunder. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6.


Verse 13

coast = border, or boundary.


Verse 17

there was his house. Compare 1 Samuel 1:19, &c.

altar. Shiloh forsaken, and Ark separated from Tabernacle. There was no chosen "place".

 


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 7:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/1-samuel-7.html. 1909-1922.

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