1 Samuel 4:7

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Philistines were afraid, for they saide, God is come into the campe. And they said, Woe vnto vs: for there hath not bene such a thing heretofore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The Philistines were afraid, for they said, "God has come into the camp. And they said, "Woe to us! For nothing like this has happened before."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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 Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

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

And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God hath come into the camp. And they said, Woe to us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

And the Philistines are afraid, for they said, `God hath come in unto the camp;' and they say, `Wo to us, for there hath not been like this heretofore.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the Philistines were afraid, for they said: 'God is come into the camp.' And they said: 'Woe unto us! for there was not such a thing yesterday and the day before.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 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.


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