1 Samuel 4:5

“And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the Arke of the Couenant of the Lord came into the campe, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang againe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth resounded.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the ark of the Lord's agreement came into the tent-circle, all Israel gave a great cry, so that the earth was sounding with it.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass when the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came into the camp, that all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth shook.
- Darby Bible

And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth resounded.
- Webster's Bible

When the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass, at the coming in of the ark of the covenant of Jehovah unto the camp, that all Israel shout -- a great shout -- and the earth is moved.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 4:5


4:5 Shouted - From their great joy and confidence of success. So formal Christians triumph in external privileges and performances: as if the ark in the camp would bring them to heaven, tho' the world and the flesh reign in the heart.


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