1 Samuel 4:21
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English Standard Version
And she named the child Ichabod, saying, “The glory has departed from Israel!” because the ark of God had been captured and because of her father-in-law and her husband.

King James Bible
And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband.

American Standard Version
And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel; because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father-in-law and her husband.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she called the child Ichabod, saying: The glory is gone from Israel, because the ark of God was taken, and for her father in law, and her husband:

English Revised Version
And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she named the child I-chabod, saying, The glory hath departed from Israel. (Because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father-in-law and her husband.)

1 Samuel 4:21 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Eli was ninety-eight years old, and "his eyes stood," i.e., were stiff, so that he could no more see (vid., 1 Kings 14:4). This is a description of the so-called black cataract (amaurosis), which generally occurs at a very great age from paralysis of the optic nerves.

1 Samuel 4:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I-chabod. that is, Where is the glory? or There is no glory
The glory

Psalm 26:8 LORD, I have loved the habitation of your house, and the place where your honor dwells.

Psalm 78:61,64 And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand...

Psalm 106:20 Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eats grass.

Jeremiah 2:11 Has a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Hosea 9:12 Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes...

Cross References
1 Samuel 4:11
And the ark of God was captured, and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, died.

1 Samuel 4:22
And she said, "The glory has departed from Israel, for the ark of God has been captured."

1 Samuel 14:3
including Ahijah the son of Ahitub, Ichabod's brother, son of Phinehas, son of Eli, the priest of the LORD in Shiloh, wearing an ephod. And the people did not know that Jonathan had gone.

Psalm 26:8
O LORD, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells.

Jeremiah 2:11
Has a nation changed its gods, even though they are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

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