1 Samuel 2:34
Good News Translation
When your two sons Hophni and Phinehas both die on the same day, this will show you that everything I have said will come true.

Contemporary English Version
To prove to you that I will do these things, your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, will die on the same day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this shall be a sign to thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, Ophni and Phinees: in one day they shall both of them die.

New American Bible
This is a sign for you—what happens to your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas. Both of them will die on the same day.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And this shall be a sign to thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, Ophni and Phinees: in one day they shall both of them die.

a sign

1 Samuel 3:12 In that day I will raise up against Heli all the things I have spoken concerning his house: I will begin, and I will make an end.

1 Kings 13:3 And he gave a sign the same day, saying: This shall be the sign, that the Lord hath spoken: Behold the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it, shall be poured out.

1 Kings 14:12 Arise thou, therefore, and go to thy house: and when thy feet shall be entering into the city, the child shall die,

in one day

1 Samuel 4:11,17 And the ark of God was taken: and the two sons of Heli, Ophni and Phinees, were slain. . . .

Context
A Prophecy Against the House of Eli
33However, I will not altogether take away a man of thee from my altar: but that thy eyes may faint, and thy soul be spent: and a great part of thy house shall die, when they come to man's estate. 34And this shall be a sign to thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, Ophni and Phinees: in one day they shall both of them die.35And I will raise me up a faithful priest, who shall do according to my heart, and my soul and I will build him a faithful house, and he shall walk all days before my anointed.…
Cross References
Luke 2:12
And this shall be a sign unto you. You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger.

1 Samuel 2:33
However, I will not altogether take away a man of thee from my altar: but that thy eyes may faint, and thy soul be spent: and a great part of thy house shall die, when they come to man's estate.

1 Samuel 4:11
And the ark of God was taken: and the two sons of Heli, Ophni and Phinees, were slain.

1 Samuel 4:17
And he that brought the news answered, and said: Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there has been a great slaughter of the people: moreover thy two sons, Ophni and Phinees, are dead: and the ark of God is taken.

1 Samuel 10:7
When therefore these signs shall happen to thee, do whatsoever thy hand shall find, for the Lord is with thee.

1 Kings 13:3
And he gave a sign the same day, saying: This shall be the sign, that the Lord hath spoken: Behold the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it, shall be poured out.

Additional Translations
And this sign shall come to you concerning your two sons Hophni and Phinehas: They will both die on the same day.And this shall be a sign to you, that shall come on your two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.

And this shall be the sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they shall die both of them.

And this which shall come upon thy two sons Ophni and Phinees shall be a sign to thee; in one day they shall both die.

And this shall be the sign to thee, which shall come upon thy two sons, upon Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they shall die, both of them.

And this shall be the sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.

And this shall be a sign to thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they shall die both of them.

"'This shall be the sign to you, that shall come on your two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they shall both die.

and this is to thee the sign that cometh unto thy two sons, unto Hophni and Phinehas -- in one day they die both of them;
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