1 Samuel 4:7
Good News Translation
they were afraid, and said, "A god has come into their camp! We're lost! Nothing like this has ever happened to us before!

Contemporary English Version
they were scared to death and said: The gods have come into their camp. Now we're in real trouble! Nothing like this has ever happened to us before.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistines were afraid, saying: God is come into the camp. And sighing, they said:

New American Bible
the Philistines were frightened, crying out, “Gods have come to their camp. Woe to us! This has never happened before.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Philistines were afraid, saying: God is come into the camp. And sighing, they said:

were afraid

Exodus 14:25 And overthrew the wheels of the chariots, and they were carried into the deep. And the Egyptians said: Let us flee from Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them against us.

Exodus 15:14-16 Nations rose up, and were angry: sorrows took hold on the inhabitants of Philisthiim. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one pursue after a thousand, and two chase ten thousand? Was it not, because their God had sold them, and the Lord had shut them up?

heretofore.

Context
The Philistines Capture the Ark
6And the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, and they said: What is this noise of a great shout in the camp of the Hebrews? And they understood that the ark of the Lord was come into the camp. 7And the Philistines were afraid, saying: God is come into the camp. And sighing, they said:8Woe to us: for there was no such great joy yesterday, and the day before: Woe to us. Who shall deliver us from the hand of these high Gods? these are the Gods that struck Egypt with all the plagues in the desert.…
Cross References
Exodus 15:14
Nations rose up, and were angry: sorrows took hold on the inhabitants of Philisthiim.

1 Samuel 4:6
And the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, and they said: What is this noise of a great shout in the camp of the Hebrews? And they understood that the ark of the Lord was come into the camp.

1 Samuel 4:8
Woe to us: for there was no such great joy yesterday, and the day before: Woe to us. Who shall deliver us from the hand of these high Gods? these are the Gods that struck Egypt with all the plagues in the desert.

Additional Translations
the Philistines were afraid. “The gods have entered their camp!” they said. “Woe to us, for nothing like this has happened before.And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe to us! for there has not been such a thing heretofore.

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.

And the Philistines feared, and said, These are the Gods that are come to them into the camp.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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