1 Samuel 7:16
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New International Version
From year to year he went on a circuit from Bethel to Gilgal to Mizpah, judging Israel in all those places.

New Living Translation
Each year he traveled around, setting up his court first at Bethel, then at Gilgal, and then at Mizpah. He judged the people of Israel at each of these places.

English Standard Version
And he went on a circuit year by year to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah. And he judged Israel in all these places.

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Every year he would go on a circuit to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah and would judge Israel at all these locations.

International Standard Version
He went on a circuit each year to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all those places.

NET Bible
Year after year he used to travel the circuit of Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah; he used to judge Israel in all of these places.

New Heart English Bible
He went from year to year in circuit to Bethel and Gilgal, and Mizpah; and he judged Israel in all those places.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Every year he went around to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah in order to judge Israel in all those places.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he went from year to year in circuit to Beth-el, and Gilgal, and Mizpah; and he judged Israel in all those places.

New American Standard 1977
And he used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpeh and judged Israel in all those places.

King James 2000 Bible
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpah, and judged Israel in all those places.

American King James Version
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places.

American Standard Version
And he went from year to year in circuit to Beth-el and Gilgal, and Mizpah; and he judged Israel in all those places.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he went every year about to Bethel and to Galgal and to Masphath, and he judged Israel in the aforesaid 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.

English Revised Version
And he went from year to year in circuit to Beth-el, and Gilgal, and Mizpah; and he judged Israel in all those places.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he went from year to year in circuit to Beth-el, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, 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;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:13-17 In this great revival of true religion, the ark was neither removed to Shiloh, nor placed with the tabernacle any where else. This disregard to the Levitical institutions showed that their typical meaning formed their chief use; and when that was overlooked, they became a lifeless service, not to be compared with repentance, faith, and the love of God and man.
Study Bible
Samuel Judges Israel
15Now Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. 16He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places. 17Then his return was to Ramah, for his house was there, and there he judged Israel; and he built there an altar to the LORD.…
Cross References
Genesis 28:19
He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.

Genesis 35:6
So Jacob came to Luz (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him.

Joshua 5:9
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.

Joshua 5:10
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."

Amos 5:5
"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.
Treasury of Scripture

And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places.

he went When he was at Bethel, the tribe of Ephraim and all the northern parts of the country could attend him; when at Gilgal, the tribe of Benjamin and those beyond Jordan could have easy access to him; and when at Mizpeh, he was within the reach of Judah, Simeon, and Gad: but at Ramah was the place of his ordinary abode; and there he held his court, for there he judged Israel: and as it is probable that Shiloh was destroyed, it is said (ver.

1 Samuel 7:17 And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he …

in circuit [heb] and he circuited

Judges 5:10 Speak, you that ride on white donkeys, you that sit in judgment, …

Judges 10:4 And he had thirty sons that rode on thirty donkey colts, and they …

Judges 12:14 And he had forty sons and thirty nephews, that rode on three score …

Psalm 75:2 When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

Psalm 82:3,4 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy…

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