1 Samuel 4:14

“And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man came in hastily, and told Eli.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 4:14

And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, hee said; What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man came in hastily, and told Eli.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When Eli heard the noise of the outcry, he said, "What {does} the noise of this commotion {mean?} Then the man came hurriedly and told Eli."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man hasted, and came and told Eli.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Eli, hearing the noise and the cries, said, What is the reason of this outcry? And the man came quickly and gave the news to Eli.
- Basic English Bible

And Eli heard the noise of the crying, and said, What is the noise of this tumult? And the man came hastily, and told Eli.
- Darby Bible

And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man came in hastily, and told Eli.
- Webster's Bible

When Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, "What does the noise of this tumult mean?" The man hurried, and came and told Eli.
- World English Bible

And Eli heareth the noise of the cry, and saith, `What -- the noise of this tumult!' And the man hasted, and cometh in, and declareth to Eli.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said: 'What meaneth the noise of this tumult?' And the man made haste, and came and told Eli.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 4:14

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 4:14


4:13 The ark - Whereby he discovered a public and generous spirit, and a fervent zeal for God, and for his honour, which he preferred before all his natural affections, not regarding his own children in comparison of the ark, tho' otherwise he was a most indulgent father. And well they might, for beside that this was a calamity to all Israel, it was a particular loss to Shiloh; for the ark never returned thither. Their candlestick was removed out of its place, and the city sunk and came to nothing.


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