1 Samuel 7:11
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New American Standard Bible
The men of Israel went out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, and struck them down as far as below Beth-car.

King James Bible
And the men of Israel went out of Mizpeh, and pursued the Philistines, and smote them, until they came under Bethcar.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men of Israel went out of Mizpah, and pursued the Philistines, and smote them, as far as below Beth-car.

World English Bible
The men of Israel went out of Mizpah, and pursued the Philistines, and struck them, until they came under Beth Kar.

Young's Literal Translation
And the men of Israel go out from Mizpeh, and pursue the Philistines, and smite them unto the place of Beth-Car.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Beth-car - This place is nowhere else mentioned. It seems to have stood on a hill overhanging the road from the Philistine territory to Mizpeh, and close to Ebenezer, 1 Samuel 4:1.

1 Samuel 7:11 Parallel Commentaries

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Ebenezer!
I beg you, therefore, dear friends, for a little time this morning, to fix your thoughts upon your God in connection with yourselves; and, while we think of Samuel piling the stones and saying, "Hitherto hath the Lord helped us," let us lay the emphasis upon the last word and say, "Hitherto hath the Lord helped US," and if you can put it in the singular, and say, "Hitherto hath the Lord helped ME," so much the better. Again, it is a very delightful exercise to remember the various ways in which the
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 9: 1863

Of the Public Fast.
A public fast is when, by the authority of the magistrate (Jonah iii. 7; 2 Chron. xx. 3; Ezra viii. 21), either the whole church within his dominion, or some special congregation, whom it concerneth, assemble themselves together, to perform the fore-mentioned duties of humiliation; either for the removing of some public calamity threatened or already inflicted upon them, as the sword, invasion, famine, pestilence, or other fearful sickness (1 Sam. vii. 5, 6; Joel ii. 15; 2 Chron. xx.; Jonah iii.
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Samuel 7:10
Now Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, and the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel. But the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day against the Philistines and confused them, so that they were routed before Israel.

1 Samuel 7:12
Then Samuel took a stone and set it between Mizpah and Shen, and named it Ebenezer, saying, "Thus far the LORD has helped us."

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