The ark of God was captured, and Eli's two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, died.
Cross References1 Samuel 2:31
Behold, the days are coming when I will cut off your strength and the strength of your father's house, so that no older man will be left in your house.
1 Samuel 2:34
And this sign shall come to you concerning your two sons Hophni and Phinehas: They will both die on the same day.
1 Samuel 4:21
And she named the boy Ichabod, saying, "The glory has departed from Israel," because the ark of God had been captured and her father-in-law and her husband had been killed.
But they tested and disobeyed God Most High, for they did not keep His decrees.
He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent He had pitched among men.
But go now to the place in Shiloh where I first made a dwelling for My name, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel.
Chapter Outline1. The Israelites are overcome by the Philistines at Ebenezer
3. They fetch the ark unto the terror of the Philistines
10. They are smitten again, the ark taken, and Hophni and Phinehas are slain
12. Eli at the news, falling backward, breaks his neck
19. Phinehas's wife, discouraged in her travail with Ichabod, dies
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1 Samuel 2:32
the two sons
1 Samuel 2:34
were slain [heb] died
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