1 Samuel 4:5
New International Version
When the ark of the LORD's covenant came into the camp, all Israel raised such a great shout that the ground shook.

New Living Translation
When all the Israelites saw the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD coming into the camp, their shout of joy was so loud it made the ground shake!

English Standard Version
As soon as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel gave a mighty shout, so that the earth resounded.

Berean Study Bible
When the ark of the covenant of the LORD entered the camp, all the Israelites raised such a great shout that it shook the ground.

King James 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 again.

New King James Version
And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted so loudly that the earth shook.

New American Standard Bible
And as the ark of the covenant of the LORD was coming into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth resounded.

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 1977
And it happened as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, that all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth resounded.

Amplified Bible
So it happened that as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all [the people of] Israel shouted with a great shout, and the earth resounded.

Christian Standard Bible
When the ark of the covenant of the LORD entered the camp, all the Israelites raised such a loud shout that the ground shook.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the ark of the covenant of the LORD entered the camp, all the Israelites raised such a loud shout that the ground shook.

American Standard Version
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.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass when the ark of the Lord entered into the camp, that all Israel cried out with a loud voice, and the earth resounded.

Contemporary English Version
brought the chest into camp, the army cheered so loudly that the ground shook.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the ark of the covenant of the Lord was come into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, and the earth rang again.

English Revised Version
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.

Good News Translation
When the Covenant Box arrived, the Israelites gave such a loud shout of joy that the earth shook.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the LORD's ark came into the camp, all Israel shouted so loudly that the earth rang with echoes.

International Standard Version
When the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel gave a great shout and the earth reverberated!

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, at the coming in of the Ark of the Covenant of YHWH to the camp, that all Israel shouts [with] a great shout, and the earth is moved.

NET Bible
When the ark of the covenant of the LORD arrived at the camp, all Israel shouted so loudly that the ground shook.

New Heart English Bible
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.

World English 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.

Young's Literal Translation
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.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Philistines Capture the Ark
4So the people sent men to Shiloh, and they brought back the ark of the covenant of the LORD of Hosts, who sits enthroned between the cherubim. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God. 5When the ark of the covenant of the LORD entered the camp, all the Israelites raised such a great shout that it shook the ground. 6On hearing the noise of the shout, the Philistines asked, “What is this loud shouting in the camp of the Hebrews?” And when they realized that the ark of the LORD had entered the camp,…

Cross References
Joshua 6:5
And when there is a long blast of the ram's horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the wall of the city will collapse and all your people will charge straight into the city."

Joshua 6:20
So when the rams' horns sounded, the people shouted. When they heard the blast of the horn, the people gave a great shout, and the wall collapsed. Then all the people charged straight into the city and captured it.

1 Samuel 4:6
On hearing the noise of the shout, the Philistines asked, "What is this loud shouting in the camp of the Hebrews?" And when they realized that the ark of the LORD had entered the camp,

2 Samuel 15:24
Zadok was also there, and all the Levites with him were carrying the ark of the covenant of God. And they set down the ark of God, and Abiathar offered sacrifices until the people had passed out of the city.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

Judges 15:14
And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Jeremiah 7:4
Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.









(5) And when the ark . . . came into the camp.--As far as we know, this was the first time since the establishment of the people in Canaan that the Ark had been brought from the permanent sanctuary into the camp. The shout of joy represented the confidence of the army that now the Ark, which had witnessed so many splendid victories of the chosen race, was among them, discomfiture was out of the question.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
When
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the ark
אֲר֤וֹן (’ă·rō·wn)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 727: A chest, ark

of the covenant
בְּרִית־ (bə·rîṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1285: A covenant

of the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

entered
כְּב֨וֹא (kə·ḇō·w)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

the camp,
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה (ham·ma·ḥă·neh)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4264: An encampment, an army

all
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the Israelites
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

raised
גְדוֹלָ֑ה (ḡə·ḏō·w·lāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1419: Great, older, insolent

such a great
תְּרוּעָ֣ה (tə·rū·‘āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8643: Clamor, acclamation of joy, a battle-cry, clangor, of trumpets, as an alarum

shout
וַיָּרִ֥עוּ (way·yā·ri·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7321: To mar, to split the ears, shout

that it shook
וַתֵּהֹ֖ם (wat·tê·hōm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1949: To make an uproar, agitate greatly

the ground.
הָאָֽרֶץ׃ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land


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