1 Samuel 7:10-1310As Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to attack Israel. aBut the Lord thundered with a mighty sound that day against the Philistines and threw them into confusion, and they were defeated before Israel. 11And the men of Israel went out from Mizpah and pursued the Philistines and struck them, as far as below Beth-car. 12Then Samuel btook a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen ▼
▼Hebrew; Septuagint, Syriac Jeshanahand called its name Ebenezer; ▼
▼ Ebenezer means stone of helpfor he said, “Till now the Lord has helped us.” 13 eSo the Philistines were subdued and did not again enter the territory of Israel. And the hand of the Lord was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel.
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