New American Standard Bible
He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places.
King James Bible
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places.
Darby Bible Translation
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpah, and judged Israel in all those places.
World English Bible
He went from year to year in circuit to Bethel and Gilgal, and Mizpah; and he judged Israel in all those places.
Young's Literal Translation
and he hath gone from year to year, and gone round Beth-El, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all these places;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Gilgal - It is uncertain whether Gilgal in the valley of the Jordan, or the modern Jiljulieh, the Gilgal of 2 Kings 2:1; 2 Kings 4:38, be meant; but far more probably the former (see 1 Samuel 11:14 and note).
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
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He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.
So Jacob came to Luz (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him.
Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt from you." So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day.
While the sons of Israel camped at Gilgal they observed the Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the month on the desert plains of Jericho.
1 Samuel 7:5
Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah and I will pray to the LORD for you."
1 Samuel 11:14
Then Samuel said to the people, "Come and let us go to Gilgal and renew the kingdom there."
"But do not resort to Bethel And do not come to Gilgal, Nor cross over to Beersheba; For Gilgal will certainly go into captivity And Bethel will come to trouble.
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