1 Samuel 4:16
Good News Translation
The man said, "I have escaped from the battle and have run all the way here today." Eli asked him, "What happened, my son?"

Contemporary English Version
"I escaped from the fighting today and ran here." "Young man, what happened?" Eli asked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to Heli: I am he that came from the battle, and have fled out of the field this day. And he said to him: What is there done, my son?

New American Bible
The man said to Eli: “I have come from the battlefield; today I fled from there.” He asked, “What happened, my son?”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said to Heli: I am he that came from the battle, and have fled out of the field this day. And he said to him: What is there done, my son?

What is there done.

2 Samuel 1:4 And David said unto him: What is the matter that is come to pass? tell me: He said: The people are fled from the battle, and many of the people are fallen and dead: moreover Saul and Jonathan his son are slain.

my son

1 Samuel 3:6 And the Lord called Samuel again. And Samuel arose and went to Heli, and said: Here am I: for thou calledst me. He answered: I did not call thee, my son: return and sleep.

Joshua 7:19 And Joshua said to Achan: My son, give glory to the Lord God of Israel, and confess, and tell me what thou hast done, hide it not.

Context
The Death of Eli
15Now Heli was ninety and eight years old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see. 16And he said to Heli: I am he that came from the battle, and have fled out of the field this day. And he said to him: What is there done, my son?17And 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.…
Cross References
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.

2 Samuel 1:4
And David said unto him: What is the matter that is come to pass? tell me: He said: The people are fled from the battle, and many of the people are fallen and dead: moreover Saul and Jonathan his son are slain.

Additional Translations
“I have just come from the battle,” the man said to Eli. “I fled from there today.” “What happened, my son?” Eli asked.And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, How went the matter, my son?

And Heli said to them that stood round about him, What is the voice of this sound? And the man hasted and advanced to Heli, and said to him, I am he that is come out of the camp, and I have fled from the battle to-day: and Heli said, What is the even, my son?

And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the battle, and I have fled to-day out of the battle. And he said, What has taken place, my son?

And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army. And he said, How went the matter, my son?

And the man said to Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?

The man said to Eli, "I am he who came out of the army, and I fled today out of the army." He said, "How did the matter go, my son?"

And the man saith unto Eli, 'I am he who hath come out of the ranks, and I out of the ranks have fled to-day;' and he saith, 'What hath been the matter, my son?'
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