1 Samuel 11:4
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New American Standard Bible
Then the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul and spoke these words in the hearing of the people, and all the people lifted up their voices and wept.

King James Bible
Then came the messengers to Gibeah of Saul, and told the tidings in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voices, and wept.

Darby Bible Translation
And the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul and told these words in the ears of the people. And all the people lifted up their voice and wept.

World English Bible
Then the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul, and spoke these words in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voice, and wept.

Young's Literal Translation
And the messengers come to Gibeah of Saul, and speak the words in the ears of the people, and all the people lift up their voice and weep;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They came to Gibeah on account of the connection between the Benjamites and the people of Jabesh Judges 21.

In the ears of the people - They did not even inquire for Saul, so little was he looked upon as king. 1 Samuel 11:5 shows how completely he was still in a private and humble station.

1 Samuel 11:4 Parallel Commentaries

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And V the Kingdom Undivided and the Kingdom Divided
THE HISTORICAL BOOKS: I and II Samuel. I and II Kings. I and II Chronicles. NOTE.--As these three pairs of books are so closely related in their historical contents, it is deemed best to study them together, though they overlap the two divisions of IV and V. I. CHARTS Chart A. General Contents +--+ " I AND II SAMUEL " +-------------+-----+------+ "Samuel "Saul "David " +-------------+-----+------+----------+ " " " " I AND II KINGS "NOTE.--Biblical
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Cross References
Genesis 27:38
Esau said to his father, "Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father." So Esau lifted his voice and wept.

Judges 2:4
When the angel of the LORD spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, the people lifted up their voices and wept.

Judges 20:23
The sons of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until evening, and inquired of the LORD, saying, "Shall we again draw near for battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin?" And the LORD said, "Go up against him."

Judges 20:26
Then all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

Judges 21:2
So the people came to Bethel and sat there before God until evening, and lifted up their voices and wept bitterly.

1 Samuel 10:26
Saul also went to his house at Gibeah; and the valiant men whose hearts God had touched went with him.

1 Samuel 15:34
Then Samuel went to Ramah, but Saul went up to his house at Gibeah of Saul.

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